Funding agreed for new £142m Warrington road

Grant Prior 2 months ago
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Government funding has been approved for the £142.5m Western Link in Warrington.

Construction could start as early as 2021 on the new road which will connect the A56 at Chester Road with the A57 at Sankey Way.

It will create a new crossing point over the Mersey, cutting congestion and opening up land for development for up to 24,000 new homes.

Roads Minister Jesse Norman said: “The new Western Link Road will significantly benefit both road users and residents in Warrington, and is the latest instalment of the government’s record £13 billion investment in transport across the north of England.”

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