Bridge Reconstruction Work in Wightman Road

  • The work to replace the Wightman Road bridge has now finished

Bridge replacement works

Work is under way to replace the defective bridge over the railway lines on Wightman Road. The bridge is showing signs of severe deterioration. Network Rail are carrying out the work to coincide with the closure of the Gospel Oak-Barking line, which is undergoing electrification. Both projects are being carried out at the same time to help minimise transport disruption.

The main construction work will run from March to September 2016. While every effort will be made to minimise disruption to traffic, there will be a period when complete road closure will be unavoidable. A temporary footbridge will be put in place to provide access for pedestrians and cyclists while the work is in progress.

For more information on the bridge replacement works see the documents below. If you have additional questions or require further information, please contact Network Rail (organisers of the bridge works) in the first instance via Tel: 03457 114 141 or their website Network Rail (external link). Subsequently you can email putting WRB in the subject of your message.

Briefing updates

Page last updated:

March 27, 2020