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Weston Point Interchange

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Weston Point Interchange
Location Map ( geo)
Weston Point Expressway - Central Expressway sliproad bridge - Geograph - 2883084.jpg
The interchange from the A557 in 2012
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Location
Rocksavage, Runcorn
County
Cheshire
Highway Authority
Halton
Junction Type
Modified Directional T Interchange
Roads Joined
A557, A5126
Junctions related to the A557
Junctions related to the A5126

Weston Point Interchange is a grade separated interchange where the A557 and A5126 join.

The interchange as originally constructed

The junction was originally constructed as a with different priorities. The project to construct a new crossing of the Mersey to replace the Silver Jubilee Bridge brought with it changes to the strategic routes through the town. It was decided that rather than joining the M56 at a new Junction 11A, the existing Junction 12 would be modified to serve as an access for the new bridge. It was therefore deemed necessary to demolish the trumpet to cater for increased traffic flows from the Weston Point Expressway to the Weston Link. This was built in 2015-17 as a modified Directional-T interchange, folded because of constraints of the railway and existing development.


Routes

Route To Notes

A5126

(M62,M57), Liverpool, Widnes, Northwich

A557

Manchester, Chester (M56), Frodsham, Clifton, Beechwood

A557

Runcorn town centre (A558), Weston


Links




Weston Point Interchange
Related Pictures
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WestonPointOriginal.pngWeston Point Expressway - Central Expressway sliproad bridge - Geograph - 2883084.jpg
Other nearby junctions
Runcorn


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