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 Planned Mersey Tunnel closures and changes

Planned Mersey Tunnel closures and changes

01/03/2014 31/01/2015

Planned changes and closures to both the Queensway (Birkenhead) and Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnels.

The Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel will be closed to all traffic on the following nights whilst we undertake essential maintenance work:  


  • from 2100 on Monday 3 June to 0630 Tuesday 4 June
  • from 2100 on Tuesday 4 June to 0630 Wednesday 5 June
  • from 2100 on Wednesday 5 June to 0630 Thursday 6 June
  • from 2100 on Thursday 6 June to 0630 on Friday 7 June


The Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel:
Resurfacing work on the Kingsway Tunnel approach and exit roads in Wallasey will start on Monday 18 March and is planned to run until mid-June.
Work is scheduled to be carried out between 9pm and 6am mid-week and on Sundays, when traffic is at its lightest, to minimise disruption for tunnel users.
Vehicles below 3.5 tonnes are able to use Queensway Tunnel as an alternative route.
Diversions will be in place and drivers are asked to consider this when planning their journeys.