01/09/2020 - Permalink

Monkhopton No 3 Bridge to close from 7 September for repairs

Related topics: Highways, transport and environmental maintenance / Partner organisations

Monkhopton No 3 Bridge will be closed for up to 3 days from Monday 7 September 2020 to undertake repair works to the downstream bridge parapet which was damaged by a fallen tree.

The bridge which carries an unclassified road over a tributary of Mor Brook from the B4368 Monkhopton junction to the War Memorial, will be closed daily during the hours of 9.30am and 4pm, and reopened overnight to keep disruption to the minimum.

While the road is closed, traffic will be diverted via the B4368, A458, B4364 and local roads by a signed diversion. Access over the bridge for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists will remain available throughout the works, and access to frontages will be maintained up to the bridge closure.

The work will be undertaken by the council’s term maintenance contractor Kier, with supervision by the council’s term consultant WSP.

Steve Davenport, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for highways and transport, said:-

“It is appreciated that this road closure will cause some inconvenience, and everyone involved will do all that they reasonably can to reopen it as soon as possible.”

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