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Sirhowy Riverbridge update – 12/09/2018

Posted on : 12 Sep 2018

Sirhowy Riverbridge update – 12/09/2018

Works on Sirhowy River Bridge are progressing well and are on programme.

The bridge bearings on the East Abutment have been successfully replaced and access along the river walk can now be completed unhindered.

The complex operation of replacing the West Abutment wall is now progressing well with the lower section of the wall concreted this week. A follow on pour for the upper section is expected to start next week, which will complete all required works needed to replace the West Pier wall. Works will then commence in earnest with the backfilling of the structure and replacement of the adjacent pavement and road construction.

We are still on programme for the completion and reopening of the cross valley route in mid to end of October this year and would like to thank the people of Blackwood for their cooperation and patience.

In the meantime, if you have any question or queries please contact our 24-hour project helpline on 0845 600 2664 or email:

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