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Bridge movement cracks appearing down the side of the bridge of the pedestrian bridge over a36

Reported via desktop in the Pavement/footpath issue category anonymously at 16:27, Thursday 15 April 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

The bridge has developed a large crack all the way across the footbridge along with signs of movement on the main structure itself

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England. concerning a crack in the bridge.

    We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 29/04/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 11:36, Monday 19 April 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England about the crack in the surfacing of the footbridge. We appreciate you taking the time to make us aware of your concerns.

    Our inspection team have been to the site and located the crack. The defects are in the surfacing material on the deck of the footbridge and material working loose from the expansion joint there is no structural defects.

    This surfacing defect will be repaired in due course. We hope this helps with your enquiry. If you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or

    Kind regards Highways England

    Posted by Highways England at 07:41, Monday 26 April 2021

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Highways England at 07:42, Monday 26 April 2021

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