Friday 13 Aug 2021
Overnight road closure this weekend as work takes place on Seven Sisters bridge
Network Rail is carrying out further work to brighten up Seven Sisters bridge in Finsbury Park.
Overnight on Saturday 14 August, teams will install ‘Finsbury Park’ vinyl lettering on the bridge, as part of a wider project to improve the area.
For this work to take place safely, the section of Seven Sisters Road (A503) at the bridge will be closed overnight from 22:00 on Saturday 14 until 05:00 on Sunday 15 August.
A signposted diversion will be in place for drivers. Access will be maintained for pedestrians and cyclists, with a footpath open on one side of the road.
Network Rail has worked closely with Islington Borough Council and Transport for London on this project.
During this time, teams will also be removing the hoardings on the bridge.
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