March 16, 2008
Network Rail begins work
on Highbridge's Walrow rail bridge
A nine week closure of Highbridge's Walrow Railway Bridge came
into operation on Saturday (March 15th) as Network Rail began
bridge was cordoned off on Saturday afternoon as diversion signs
were put into place along routes on both sides of the bridge.
reported last month
how Network Rail had said the bridge - which has only been partially
open to light vehicles since last September amid fears about the
safety of its structure - would be closed for up to three months
to complete the long-awaited work so that it can fully re-open
to all traffic during June.
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