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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 22 April to 0630 Tuesday 23 April
  • from 2100 on Tuesday 23 April to 0630 Wednesday 24 April
  • from 2100 on Wednesday 24 April to 0630 Thursday 25 April
  • from 2100 on Thursday 25 April to 0630 on Friday 26 April


  • from 2100 on Monday 13 May to 0630 Tuesday 14 May
  • from 2100 on Tuesday 14 May to 0630 Wednesday 15 May
  • from 2100 on Wednesday 15 May to 0630 Thursday 16 May
  • from 2100 on Thursday 16 May to 0630 on Friday 17 May

    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 Easter.
    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.