MOTORISTS face disruption when a half-a-mile stretch of the M53 near Ellesmere Port closes tonght for essential repairs.
Contractors for Highways England need to resurface, re-waterproof and install new safety barriers on the bridges which carry the motorway over Upper Mersey Street and the Shropshire Union Canal.
The southbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 8 and 9 from 8pm tonight until 6am on Monday.
The northbound carriageway is also due to be closed during the same times the following weekend.
A diversion will take vehicles along the A5032, which runs alongside the motorway, and road users are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys.
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