Friday 7 Feb 2003

ESSENTIAL WORKS ON BRIDGE IN NORTH WALSHAM

Route:
South East
Anglia
The rail over road bridge on the A149 Aylsham Road, North Walsham will be closed on 22 February and from 17 - 30 March.  Network rail is carrying out essential work on the on the bridge. There have been a number of incidents where the bridge has been struck by high-sided vehicle.  As a result bridge protection beams are being erected to prevent further incidents. A diversionary route has been agreed with the local authority and will be signposted accordingly.

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03457 11 41 41

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020 3357 7969
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