Renewal work to Mynydd Underbridge in Swansea to commence as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan: Mynydd Underbridge-3

Friday 7 Jun 2019

Renewal work to Mynydd Underbridge in Swansea to commence as part of Network Rail’s Railway Upgrade Plan

Region & Route:
Wales
Wales and Western

Station road, which runs a one-way system close to Liberty Stadium, will close to motorists for the summer so that essential bridge maintenance and repair work can be safely carried out on Mynydd Underbridge. The work will begin on Friday 14 June and will be ongoing until the autumn.

Work to improve the stability, drainage and structure of the underbridge will be completed.

Network Rail has worked closely with Swansea City Council to provide a fully signposted diversionary route to minimise disruption to the local community as much as possible. The route will take motorists up Neath road past the stadium and around Millbrook Industrial Estate.

The pedestrian footpath will remain open during this essential work but will be temporarily closed during the initial demolition of sections of the bridge, which is planned to take place from Friday 26 July to Monday 29 July.

Richard Berg, project manager for Network Rail said: “We understand that closing the road for any length of time is inconvenient and we thank the local community and road users in advance for bearing with us whilst we complete this essential bridge maintenance.”

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