Bridges & Highway Structures

The Bridges & Highways Structures department are based at Bleak Hall, they have responsibility for all bridges, structures, underpasses and Porte Cocheres (these are the covered walkways unique to Central Milton Keynes)
Tyringham bridge
Tyringham Bridge

 

A422 WEPENER BRIDGE WORKS 

The forth coming scheme to repair the above bridge is to commence on Sunday 5th February 2017. The anticipated completion date is set for Sunday 5th March 2017. Please see the Wepener Bridge information sheet (PDF, 309KB) for futher information.

 

KINGSFOLD TO PURBECK - SUBWAY REFURBISHMENT WORKS

 V7 Saxon Street

Work is expected to start around mid-September 2016 and it is anticipated that the work will take 8 to 10 weeks to complete.

Further details and information can be found in theV7 Kingsfold to Purbeck Subway, Information Sheet (PDF, 1.7MB)

Kingsfold - Purbeck Subway Refurbishment Works – Phase 2  (Bradville / Stantonbury)

Ringway, the Highways Contractor working on behalf of Milton Keynes Council, will be carrying out Phase 2 of the refurbishment of Kingsfold–Purbeck subway.

Kingsfold to Purbeck underpass
Kingfold to Purbeck underpass

The subway carries V7 Saxon Street, a single carriageway derestricted road over a segregated footway and cycleway linking the neighbouring areas of Bradville and Stantonbury.

Phase 2 of the work will comprise:
1 - Underside works within the subway
2 - Installation of new approach/departure safety barriers and new parapets

The work is planned to be undertaken during the half-term school holidays from 13th February 2017.To enable the works to be carried out safety, the subway will be closed for the duration of the site works and pedestrian diversion signs will be in place. 

 

 

AVEBURY BOULEVARD OVERBRIDGE STRUCTURAL IMPROVEMENT WORKS

These works are due to be undertaken on 6 consecutive Sundays commencing on the 4th September 2016

Further details and information can be found in theAvebury Boulevard Overbridge, Information Sheet (PDF, 108KB)

 

 

WATER EATON BRIDGE REFURBISHMENT PROGRAMME

Phase 1 of the works to the bridge will start Autumn 2016, Phase 2 will be 2017. Further details and information can be found in the Water Eaton Bridge, Information Sheet (PDF, 623KB)

 

 

CENTRAL MILTON KEYNES PORTE COCHERE REFURBISHMENT PROGRAMME 2016-2017

Porte Cocheres are an iconic steel structure unique to Milton Keynes, some of which have been listed by Historic England as Grade II listed structures. Porte Cocheres in Milton Keynes are almost 40 years old and some are in need of repair.The bridges department, responsible for the Porte Cocheres currently have a programme of works to refurbish them, further details can be found in the Porte Cochere Refurbishment Programme Information Sheet.   (PDF, 216KB) For information on the locations of Porte Cocheres affected by this current years programme please see the location map. (PDF, 929KB)

 

SWAN RIVER BRIDGE

Swans River Bridge is located at A422, Newport Road, (MK16 9JW), over Chicheley Brook between Chicheley and Astwood. Phase 1 of the works is due to start in January 2017 and Phase 2 during summer 2017. Further information can be found in the Swan River bridge information sheet. (PDF, 1.5MB)

 

NORTH BRIDGE, NEWPORT PAGNELL STONE WORK REFURBISHMENT

Stonework refurbishment of North Bridge will commence on 9th January 2017 and will take up to 16 weeks to complete. In order to carry out the work safely it will be necessary to run two way lights for most of the 16 weeks. We apologies for any inconvenience to road users but appropriate signage will be in place to notify vehicular traffic of the situation. We will maintain access for emergency vehicles at all times. A footway will be kept open but access may be restricted on occasions when site operations necessitate this for safety reasons. The North Bridge information map (JPG, 290KB) will give you the exact location of the bridge

 

Should you have any further queries or comments, please contact the Bridges team on 01908 252583