Bridge move planned for next Monday.


As part of the regeneration of Bath Riverside, the Destructor Bridge is being replaced with a new bridge designed to accommodate cycles, pedestrians, buses and vehicles for Bath Riverside residents. Some local amenities are affected by these works which commenced in April 2015. 


During the initial launch in late April, the bridge started to move slightly off its required very precise alignment and the contractor, Britannia Construction, has now put in place measures to prevent this happening. 

Britannia Construction now aim to move the new bridge into place between Monday 18th July and Wednesday 20th July 2016 (inclusive). This work will necessitate the temporary closure of the river and towpath as well as Bath and North East Somerset Council’s Recycling Centre on Upper Bristol Road.

P1000035 So close and yet so far.

River Avon Towpath

During the works to replace Bath’s Destructor Bridge, the National Cycle Network (NCN4 route)…

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