Repairs completed on viaduct in Devon

A “breathtaking” view featuring a historic two-arched bridge has been preserved for years to come through National Highways’ Historical Railways Estate (HRE).  Set in the middle of Dartmoor, Lustleigh Viaduct – which National Highways says should in fact be “Lustleigh Bridge” because it is short and only has two arches whereas viaducts feature a series […]

National Highways faces having to remove infill in another historic railway bridge

National Highways may have to remove concrete used to fill in the space below a disused railway bridge in Norfolk after planning officers recommended retrospective planning permission be refused. The bridge at Congham was filled in in 2021, with engineers citing safety fears, but campaigners from HRE Group say “National Highways saw this structure as […]

National Highways told to remove railway bridge infill within 12 months

Councillors in Cumbria have ruled that hundreds of tons of concrete poured under a Victorian railway bridge will have to be removed by next October. National Highways carried out the work at Great Musgrave, Cumbria, last year as it said the structure was unstable. However, Eden District Council refused retrospective planning permission in June and […]


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