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Sirhowy Riverbridge update (13/06/2018)

Posted on : 13 Jun 2018

Sirhowy Riverbridge update (13/06/2018)

This regular update is provided by Costain Ltd, who are undertaking remedial works to the Sirhowy Riverbridge on behalf of Sirhowy Enterprise Way Ltd.

Works are progressing well on site, with the site compound nearing completion. We have received approval from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to commence works, and excavation/removal of the west embankment will begin this week, allowing us access to the structure. The remediation of the ‘part’ structure and riverbridge supports is a complex operation, involving extensive investigation works. These works are continuing well and it is anticipated that hydro demolition works will begin in the next couple of weeks.

As a reminder, we have set up several social media channels for you to get in touch with us while the remedial works are ongoing.  You can find the project on Facebook: Sirhowy Riverbridge and on Twitter: : @SirhowyR.  You can also contact our Public Liaison team via email: or on our 24 hour helpline 0845 600 2664.

We thank the residents of Blackwood and the surrounding areas for their patience while this essential work is carried out, and again give our assurances that the work being carried out is delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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