Date revealed for Heysham M6 link opening

An official opening date has been revealed for the Heysham M6 link road.

Friday, 16th September 2016, 9:51 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 2:09 pm
The Heysham M6 Link the Bay Gateway officially opens on Halloween, October 31.

The Bay Gateway will be opening on October 31, Halloween, giving motorists their first chance to drive on the new road.

The Bay Gateway will connect Heysham Port directly to junction 34 of the M6.

Walkers have the chance to roam the length of the new M6 link road before it officially opens.

The third ‘Welly Walk’ for St John’s Hospice will be held on the new Bay Gateway on Saturday, October 29, two days before the road opens.

Costain, the contractors for the Heysham M6 link, said there will be an official opening ceremony on the day.

Over 100 business people attended a business breakfast hosted by inTheBay and The Bay on Thursday, where presentations were made about the opening of the M6 link and the benefits of the new road.