Bridge expansion joint failiure
Reported via desktop in the Structures (eg bridges, fencing, noise barriers) category anonymously at 09:03, Thursday 26 August 2021
Sent to National Highways less than a minute later
A249, newnham court roundabout, m20 junctiion 7, near boxley / detling village. metal plate section of bridge expansion joint bent up 3 - 4 inches for approximately 12 - 15 inch length. joint is at 10 o'clock position on roundabout, just before east bound m20 off ramp. after calling you yesterday & being told it was a matter for the kcc, they have investigated & advised it is a construction issue (not road surface), so falls under your jurisdiction. their reference number is 593966
Thank you for contacting Highways England about the damaged expansion joint to the bridge at junction 7 on the M20. Please be advised that we're aware of this issue and a expansion joint replacement scheme is currently underway. These works are being carried out overnight from Monday 22 August to Monday 6 September, excluding the Bank Holiday weekend.
Kind regards Highways England
State changed to: Closed
Posted by National Highways at 15:41, Friday 27 August 2021
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