Thursday 21 Oct 2004


Region & Route:
| Wales & Western: Wales & Borders
| Wales & Western: Western
| Wales & Western
Further lane closures are planned for New North Road as additional engineering work is required on the road bridge beside Exeter Central Station. Network Rail is taking the opportunity, while waterproofing work on the road bridge is underway, to increase the height of the parapets, ensuring compliance with current Highways Authority Standards. Further overnight temporary lane closures are therefore required from mid-November to early December.  Half the road will be open for traffic, with traffic flow controlled by traffic lights.  To allow time for the parapet stones to be designed, made and delivered, there will be no work on the bridge between mid-October, when the waterproofing works will be completed, and mid-November. Network Rail apologises for the inconvenience caused to users of New North Road, but the safety of the public is paramount.  We are working closely with Devon County Council and will be completing the works during the night to minimise the impact to the public. 

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