Closure Of Walkway Under Gladstone Road Bridge
Closure Of Walkway Under Gladstone Road
Council needs to close part of the riverside walkway - under
the Gladstone Road Bridge - to carry out small repairs to
the sewer pipe.
In the last few months there has
been an occasional leak through the side of the bridge from
the pipe. While the work is being carried out, part of the
walkway (under bridge at the town end) will be closed. This
is to protect the safety of the public.
will be closed this afternoon (Tuesday 20 November) and be
open again for the weekend.
With the agreement of
the contractors walkers will be able pass around the edge of
where the work is being carried out.
walkway users for their patience.
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