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Planned changes and overnight 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 2000 on Monday 3 October until 0630 on Tuesday 4 October
  • From 2330 on Tuesday 4 October until 0630 on Wednesday 5 October
  • From 2000 on Wednesday 5 October until 0630 on Thursday 6 October
  • From 2000 on Thursday 6 October until 0630 on Friday 7 October
  • From 2000 on Friday 7 October until 0630 on Saturday 8 October

During the closure of the Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel, the Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel will remain fully open in both directions.

The above information is currently correct but closures may be subject to change. 

The Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel will be subject to contraflow whilst we undertake essential maintenance work. One lane will be open in either direction during the following times:

  • There are no scheduled Kingsway contraflow restrictions

When the contraflow is in place in the Kingsway (Wallasey) Mersey Tunnel, the Queensway (Birkenhead) Mersey Tunnel will remain fully open in both directions.

The above information is currently correct but closures may be subject to change.