Branch Bridge In Littleport Reopens After �1.5 million Facelift
BRANCH Bridge near Littleport has reopened after a major �1.5 million facelift.The bridge was reopened after an extensive reconstruction project by Cambridgeshire County Council that took 26 weeks to complete.The bridge, which carries the C134 over the
BRANCH Bridge near Littleport has reopened after a major �1.5 million facelift.
The bridge was reopened after an extensive reconstruction project by Cambridgeshire County Council that took 26 weeks to complete.
The bridge, which carries the C134 over the River Lark between Littleport and Queen Adelaide near Ely, failed crucial safety tests and required a complete reconstruction.
The bridge, a single span, composite steel beam and concrete deck
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The scheme is part of the council's long-term commitment to provide safe
accessible routes across the county.
Councillor Roy Pegram, cabinet member for infrastructure, said: "This new bridge will improve safety on the road and river for all users. It is purpose built to withstand today's traffic and will provide a long-term benefit for residents in the area.