Merseylink consortium gets the nod for £2bn Gateway scheme

MERSEYLINK, an international consortium of companies, has been announced as the preferred bidder for the construction and operation of the new six-land toll bridge over the Mersey.

The £2bn Mersey Gateway Project will create hundreds of jobs and slash peak journey times between Runcorn and Widnes by up to 10 minutes.

Cllr. Rob Polhill, leader of Halton Borough Council, said: “This is a hugely important day for Halton and the North West. This partnership with Merseylink will deliver Mersey Gateway for th... For the full story register now for free or login below...