The Council wishes you ‘Appy’ motoring over the winter season

A new app is now available to download which can alert Warrington drivers of expected bridge swings due to Manchester Ship Canal bridge closures.

Warrington Borough Council already sends out an email alert to inform stakeholders and emergency services of bridge closures when it is informed by Peel Ports – owners of the Manchester Ship Canal. This information is now being made available on a free app which should alert drivers in a timely manner. has developed the app which hopes to give real time alerts to ease traffic pressures when bridges are raised via Warrington Borough Council and Peel Ports.

Peel Ports have been working with Warrington Borough Council to minimise the bridge openings during peak traffic periods.

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