“Steady progress” on Great Musgrave bridge work

National Highways has given an update on the removal of the infill on the Great Musgrave Bridge in Westmorland, saying after a month of work it’s making “steady progress.” Last September the Government-owned company received an enforcement notice from the local council to remove the infill which had been carried out in 2021. The removal […]

Iconic bridge to be shut for 13 weeks to remove infilling

National Highways has detailed its plans to remove infilling from the Great Musgrave Bridge in Westmorland, involving a 13-week closure to the B6259 until mid October. Last September the Government-owned company received an enforcement notice from the local council to remove the infill which had been carried out in 2021. Amco Giffen is expected to […]

DfT called on to stop Great Musgrave bridge infilling

The HRE Group, a campaign group made up of engineers and railway officials, has urged Transport Minister Baroness Vere to call a halt to the infilling of Great Musgrave bridge in Cumbria. In a letter to Baroness Vere, the group said independent research revealed that all evidence suggests that the bridge is in a ‘fair […]

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