Menai Suspension Bridge reopens

Works to reopen the Menai Suspension Bridge to a limited weight restriction of 7.5 tonnes have been completed, and the bridge is now open. The bridge closed last October when engineers identified serious risks. The Welsh Government and UK Highways A55 Ltd, alongside engineering firms Spencer Group and COWI, are continuing to work closely to […]

Welsh transport minister to visit closed Menai Suspension Bridge

It’s been announced that Welsh Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters, will visit the closed Menai Bridge that links Anglesey to mainland Britain on Wednesday. The crossing was closed last month because of safety fears after engineers identified serious risks with the structure. The North Wales Chronicle reports that local MP Virginia Crosbie criticised […]

Welsh Government considering ideas to reduce congestion after Menai Bridge closure

The Welsh Government is working on a range of measures to reduce congestion between Anglesey and the mainland caused by the closure of one of the main two crossings. The Menai Bridge was closed last month after engineers identified structural issues. Additional rail stops, free train travel for students and extra bus services have already […]

Major delays in North Wales after key bridge closure

After the Menai Suspension Bridge between mainland Wales and Anglesey was closed for safety reasons, traffic has been badly affected by a crash near the alternative Britannia Bridge crossing. North Wales live reported that Police asked motorists to be patient in “extremely heavy” traffic. Plans have been put in place to manage traffic during the […]

Key Welsh bridge shut for essential maintenance

The Menai Bridge between mainland Wales and Anglesey has been closed to all traffic to allow essential maintenance work to take place. The announcement was made following recent testing of the bridge’s existing hangers. As part of UK Highways A55 ongoing maintenance of the Menai Bridge, it was identified that further testing would need to […]

Spencer Group begins footpath project on Menai Bridge

Engineering company Spencer Group is about to begin work to replace footpath panels on one of the world’s most historic suspension bridges. A Spencer Group team will carry out major works to remove, replace and then resurface almost all of the footway panels on the approach spans on both sides of the iconic Grade I […]

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