Tag Archives: Bideford

Speed limit on Torridge Bridge ahead of planned joint repair

A temporary 20mph speed limit is being introduced on the Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, as a safety measure to protect an expansion joint which will be replaced in the new year

Posted on: 24 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Pedestrians urged not to ignore safety measures during bridge refurbishment

The County Council is asking pedestrians to stay safe and use temporary crossing arrangements provided while work is carried out on Bideford Long Bridge

Posted on: 13 October 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments
Kenwith Viaduct

Kenwith Viaduct repairs completed two weeks ahead of schedule

Both lanes of the Kenwith Viaduct on the A39 near Bideford have re-opened after essential repairs were completed two weeks ahead of schedule

Posted on: 3 February 2017 | Posted in: Environment
Kenwith Viaduct

Phase one of Kenwith Viaduct work complete

Both lanes of the Kenwith Viaduct on the A39 near Bideford have re-opened following the completion of phase one of refurbishment of the structure. Temporary lights will be reinstated on 3 January when the second phase starts

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Temporary speed restriction on westbound lane of Torridge Bridge

A temporary 20mph speed restriction has been introduced as a precautionary safety measure on the westbound lane of Torridge Bridge near Bideford after the partial failure of an expansion joint at the Bideford end of the structure

Posted on: 23 November 2016 | Posted in: Environment
Kenwith Viaduct

Essential repairs at Kenwith Viaduct

Essential £250,000 refurbishment of Kenwith Viaduct on the A39 near Bideford will start on Thursday 27 October and is expected to take 14 weeks to complete

Posted on: 14 October 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Used car dealers sentenced

Two used car dealers operating out of Bideford, North Devon, have been found guilty of selling dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles.

Posted on: 25 July 2016 | Posted in: Community
Kenwith Viaduct

Speed restriction imposed on viaduct near Bideford on safety grounds

A temporary speed restriction has been introduced on the Kenwith Viaduct near Bideford after a routine inspection by County Council engineers discovered several cracks in the bridge expansion joint

Posted on: 12 July 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Bideford car dealers plead guilty to selling dangerous vehicles

Two used car dealers from Bideford have pleaded guilty to supplying dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles in a prosecution brought by Devon and Somerset Trading Standards .

Posted on: 17 June 2016 | Posted in: Community

Streetlight upgrade continues across county

A £10.2 million scheme to upgrade more than 24,000 streetlights to lower wattage LED lighting will continue across Devon from April

Posted on: 29 March 2016 | Posted in: Environment
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