Press releases

Churchill Way Flyovers Information Sessions
21 Aug

Churchill Way Flyovers Information Sessions

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Events for people to find out more about the removal of the Churchill Way flyovers in Liverpool are being held this month.

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Liverpool Flyovers Removal Schedule Revealed
20 Aug

Liverpool Flyovers Removal Schedule Revealed

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Work on the complex removal of the Churchill Way flyovers in Liverpool will get underway in September.

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Bid to redesign M62 Rocket gets funding boost
14 Aug

Bid to redesign M62 Rocket gets funding boost

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Wednesday, August 14, 2019

A £120m plan to radically redesign Liverpool’s Rocket junction at the M62 has been submitted to the Department for Transport.

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Churchill Way Flyovers set to be demolished this Autumn
12 Jul

Churchill Way Flyovers set to be demolished this Autumn

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, July 12, 2019

Demolition of the Churchill Way flyovers in Liverpool city centre could begin this September.

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Major city centre roadworks scheme enters new phase
11 Jul

Major city centre roadworks scheme enters new phase

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, July 11, 2019

A multi-million pound scheme that will make Liverpool city centre easier to navigate is about to enter a new phase.

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Works begin on new city bus hub
25 Jun

Works begin on new city bus hub

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Work begins today (Mon, 24 June) on creating Liverpool city centre’s first dedicated bus hub – as part of a major drive to tackle congestion and cut air pollution.

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Merseytravel launches bus routes consultation
18 Jun

Merseytravel launches bus routes consultation

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Major bus route changes proposed in response to the Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme.

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Liverpool appoints TV star as its first cycling champion
17 May

Liverpool appoints TV star as its first cycling champion

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, May 17, 2019

Liverpool City Council has appointed actor, TV presenter and environmentalist Simon O’Brien to be its first cycling champion.

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Road revamp under starter's orders
29 Mar

Road revamp under starter's orders

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, March 29, 2019

The A59 (the historic Liverpool to Preston road) is to undergo new roadworks from the junction of Great Mersey Street to Queens Drive in the Walton area of Liverpool.

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 Key phase to begin in upgrade of historic 'Dock Road'
14 Mar

Key phase to begin in upgrade of historic 'Dock Road'

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, March 14, 2019

A key phase in a radical upgrade to Liverpool’s historic 'Dock Road' begins next week.

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Major highways improvement scheme to begin
15 Feb

Major highways improvement scheme to begin

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, February 15, 2019

Improvement works will run from city centre to Newsham Park until Autumn 2019.

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Highways scheme fit for Princes
8 Feb

Highways scheme fit for Princes

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, February 08, 2019

Council’s cabinet approves contractor for £4m scheme to revive Liverpool’s 'most beautiful boulevard'.

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New phase of £22m dual carriageway in North Liverpool to begin
1 Feb

New phase of £22m dual carriageway in North Liverpool to begin

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, February 01, 2019

A new phase in the creation of a £22m dual carriageway into Liverpool city centre begins next week.

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'Dock road' to reopen as key works complete
18 Jan

'Dock road' to reopen as key works complete

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, January 18, 2019

A two-week closure of part of Liverpool’s historic “Dock Road” will end this Sunday evening (20 January) as key works complete.

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Major city centre connectivity scheme to begin
23 Nov

Major city centre connectivity scheme to begin

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, November 23, 2018

A far-reaching multi-million pound scheme to make Liverpool city centre easier to navigate for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists is about to begin.

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Results of Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme consultation published
25 Jul

Results of Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme consultation published

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The results of a public consultation on the proposals for the Better Roads Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme.

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North Liverpool Key Corridor Scheme public inquiry events

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, May 18, 2017

A pre-inquiry meeting relating to the compulsory purchase orders issued for North Liverpool Key Corridor Scheme (also known as the A565 Dualling Scheme) will be held at 10am on Wednesday 24th May 2017

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Information sessions on the second phase of the Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, March 24, 2017

Four public sessions focusing on the plans for the second phase of the Liverpool City Centre Connectivity scheme are being held on Monday 27th March at the Cunard Building, Pier Head, Water Street, Liverpool.

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New A565 bridge scheme - update
9 Mar

New A565 bridge scheme - update

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, March 09, 2017

A £10 million scheme to replace a damaged bridge on a route in and out of Liverpool city centre has been delayed.

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Roadworks begin for £100m shopping upgrade
18 Oct

Roadworks begin for £100m shopping upgrade

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Motorists travelling in and out of Liverpool via Edge Lane are advised of essential highway improvement works, ongoing until July 2017.

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£22m road scheme kicks into gear
6 Oct

£22m road scheme kicks into gear

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, October 06, 2016

A £22m scheme to complete a dual carriageway on a major route into Liverpool city centre enters an important phase this week.

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Lime Street to close for work on £39m scheme
25 Aug

Lime Street to close for work on £39m scheme

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, August 25, 2016

Lime Street is to close for up to three weeks from Tuesday 30th August for work to begin in earnest on a £39m regeneration scheme.

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£10 million new bridge scheme enters key phase
23 Aug

£10 million new bridge scheme enters key phase

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Work has already begun and the road – the A565 (Great Howard Street) – will be closed from 5am on Tuesday 30th August by contractors GRAHAM Construction.

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Radical £45m transport scheme for Liverpool City Centre
12 Aug

Radical £45m transport scheme for Liverpool City Centre

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, August 12, 2016

A major new event space is to be created outside Liverpool’s iconic St George’s Hall as part of a radical, multi-million pound regeneration programme.

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More LED street lights planned
21 Jul

More LED street lights planned

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thousands more LED street lights are to be installed throughout Liverpool producing significant savings.

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Pothole blitz beats target
7 Jul

Pothole blitz beats target

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, July 07, 2016

A £3 million blitz to tackle a backlog of potholes across Liverpool has exceeded its target.

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A565 to remain open until end of August
30 Jun

A565 to remain open until end of August

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, June 30, 2016

Motorists and businesses will face less disruption than expected from the £10 million Great Howard Street scheme which will replace a damaged bridge.

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Makeover begins for Liverpool’s LGBT Quarter
25 Apr

Makeover begins for Liverpool’s LGBT Quarter

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Monday, April 25, 2016

Eberle Street will undergo a major transformation with a unique paving and lighting scheme paying homage to the Yellow Brick Road.

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£32 million roads scheme set to move closer
29 Jan

£32 million roads scheme set to move closer

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, January 29, 2016

Plans for a £32 million improvement and widening of a major route in North Liverpool are set to take a major step forward.

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Project Jennifer road improvements to begin
8 Jan

Project Jennifer road improvements to begin

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, January 08, 2016

Work gets underway on Monday 11 January on vital highways improvements around the Project Jennifer site in Liverpool.

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Traffic signal investment set for green light
20 Nov

Traffic signal investment set for green light

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Friday, November 20, 2015

Traffic lights in Liverpool up to almost half a century old are to be replaced in a £5 million investment.

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Roadworks at Smithdown Road junction
10 Sep

Roadworks at Smithdown Road junction

  • Liverpool City Council
  •   Thursday, September 10, 2015

Motorists are being warned about 11 weeks of roadworks at a major junction in Liverpool.

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