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A Victorian railway bridge in Cumbrias Eden Valley, which was filled in during 2021 following claims it was weak, is set to reopen without a weight restriction or any form of strengthening being needed.
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National Highways (NH) prompted an outcry in 2021 by hiring workmen to infill the single-arch structure in Great Musgrave, Cumbria, after claiming it was unstable.
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Locals have expressed shock and anger after signs for a 13-week road closure were placed in their village as National Highways prepares to remove 1,600 tonnes of stone and concrete from a historic railway bridge.
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A planning application to fill the space underneath a bridge over a former Ayr railway line has taking another step forward after being approved in 2021.
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Ayr [1st]: View north to Falkland Junction. The original Ayr terminus is some way behind the camera. Beyond the bridge seen here the line was crossed, on the level, by the Ayr Harbour Junction to Newton Junction ...
King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council has informed National Highways that it must apply for retrospective planning permission to retain the concrete infill at Congham bridge, close to King's Lynn.
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A Freedom of Information Request has revealed that National Highways infilled an 1846 bridge over the former Harrogate-Church Fenton line by guesswork.
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National Highways (NH) prompted an outcry last year by hiring workmen to infill the single-arch structure in Great Musgrave, Cumbria, after claiming it was unstable.
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A campaign by rail heritage groups and members of the public to remove the tonnes of concrete which were poured underneath a historic railway bridge has proved successful.
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Speaking at NCE's Future of Bridge's conference, University of Sheffield Integrated Civil and Infratructure Research Centre director Matthew Gilbert highlighted National Highways' approach to bridge infilling as 'inappropriate'.
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The infilling of a railway bridge in north Cumbria with concrete as stirred discontent among heritage groups.
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The picturesque railway bridges on this page are at risk of being filled in with thousands of tons of unsightly concrete or demolished amid health and safety concerns from road bosses.
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Highways England plans to infill or demolish around 130 disused railways structures over the next five years, many of which are earmarked for reuse as part of reopened railways, heritage line extensions or greenways for active travel. The state-owned roads company manages the Historical Railways Estate of 3,200 bridges, viaducts and tunnels on behalf of the Department for Transport.
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