Tag Archives: bridges

Additional emergency work needed on Torridge Bridge near Bideford

Damaged expansion joints and cover plates at the west end of Torridge Bridge, near Bideford, have been replaced but inspections have shown that emergency work is needed on another section of the bridge

Posted on: 13 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Images reveal how proposed new bridge in Sidmouth may look

Computer generated images from the County Council illustrate what the proposed replacement for Alma Bridge in Sidmouth could look like

Posted on: 12 April 2018 | Posted in: Environment | 1 Comment

Torridge Bridge to be closed overnight on Wednesday (7 March)

Torridge Bridge will be closed overnight as planned from 7pm on Wednesday (7 March) as refurbishment work continues. It will re-open by 7am the following morning

Posted on: 6 March 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Extra repairs and inspections scheduled during Torridge Bridge refurbishment

While work continues to replace a damaged expansion joint on Torridge Bridge, the County Council will inspect tensioned steel cables in the concrete deck of the structure and cover plates need replacing

Posted on: 12 February 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Week long closure of Iron Bridge in Exeter

Iron Bridge in Exeter will be closed between Paul Street and Dinham Road from Monday 29 January until Friday 2 February to enable new width restriction bollards and signs to be installed

Posted on: 22 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Emergency overnight closure of Rumsam Bridge

Rumsam Bridge in Barnstaple will be closed overnight tonight (Thursday 4 January) for emergency repairs to be carried out to a damaged expansion joint

Posted on: 4 January 2018 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Reminder of upcoming Torridge Bridge refurbishment

Essential work to replace an expansion joint will start in the new year, with temporary traffic lights in place overnight from Monday 8 January

Posted on: 20 December 2017 | Posted in: Environment

Bridge lift completed ahead of schedule

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge over the M5 at Exeter has successfully been lifted into place at Tithebarn Lane

Posted on: 20 November 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Tithebarn Lane bridge

New bridge due to be lifted in over M5 at Exeter

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge is due to be installed over the M5 motorway at Tithebarn Lane in Exeter, just north of Junction 29, overnight on Saturday 18 November

Posted on: 6 November 2017 | Posted in: Business and Economy

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
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