Post Tagged with: "bridge"

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

Burst water main keeps Rope Lane bridge closed

A major water main burst could keep the busy Rope Lane in Wistaston closed for another four days.

The burst happened earlier in the week, forcing Cheshire East Council to close off the Rope Lane bridge over the railway at the crossroads with Eastern Road and Gresty Lane.

Man rescued from Nantwich River Weaver banks by fire crews

Man rescued from Nantwich River Weaver banks by fire crews

A man had to be rescued by fire crews after getting stuck on the banks of the River Weaver by Welsh Row in Nantwich.

The incident happened at about 1.30am today (October 29).

October 29, 2016 0 comments Human Interest, Incident, News
Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

Nantwich mum tells of A500 bridge ‘stones’ horror

A Nantwich mum and her two young children were left terrified when young thugs pelted her car with stones from a bridge over the A500.

The victim was driving along the dual carriageway by the former Old Horse Shoe at Willaston.

August 23, 2016 0 comments Crime, Incident, News, Willaston & Rope
Crewe and Nantwich drivers face rail bridge repair delays

Crewe and Nantwich drivers face rail bridge repair delays

Drivers across Crewe and Nantwich are being warned of major delays from January 4 due to repair works to a railway bridge.

Network Rail will begin a major repair project on A532 Hungerford Road bridge in Crewe.

January 1, 2016 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Marsh Lane in Nantwich to close for  bridge repairs

Marsh Lane in Nantwich to close for bridge repairs

Busy Marsh Lane in Nantwich is to close for a week for a damaged bridge to be repaired.

The lane will be shut by Cheshire East Council either side of Ravensmoor Bridge between August 10 and 14.

July 24, 2015 0 comments Environment, News
Nantwich families demand action on land abandoned for 13 years

Nantwich families demand action on land abandoned for 13 years

Residents in Nantwich are calling on housing firms and council chiefs to sort out an overgrown plot of land left unmaintained for 13 years.

People on Saltmeadows Street, off Marsh Lane, say a large strip of land opposite their homes has been left without maintenance since 2002.

July 7, 2015 5 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Residents meet Severn Trent to discuss Nantwich project delay

Residents meet Severn Trent to discuss Nantwich project delay

By Kirsty Rollings
Residents in Nantwich met with Severn Trent Water to discuss the four-month delay to a pipe project under the River Weaver.

The £3.5 million project aims to make the water supply more secure, by installing a pipe that goes under the river, allowing Severn Trent quicker access if needed for repair.

May 22, 2015 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

M6 motorway in Cheshire to close for bridge and junction repairs

A £3 million Highways Agency project to repair bridges over the M6 motorway in South Cheshire starts this week.

And it will mean the full closure of southbound and northbound carriageways on some days.

January 20, 2015 1 comment Environment, News
Nantwich Lake car park to close for River Weaver tunnel project

Nantwich Lake car park to close for River Weaver tunnel project

An ambitious project to tunnel under the River Weaver will close Nantwich Lake car park for another six weeks.

Severn Trent Water will start the £3.5 million tunnel next week to improve the way water is carried from Peckforton to Coopers Green reservoir in North Staffordshire.

September 8, 2014 2 comments Environment, News
Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

Man critical after falling from A500 bridge near Nantwich

A man is fighting for his life after falling from a bridge onto the A500 below near Nantwich. Police had to close the busy Shavington bypass after motorists reported seeing a man unconscious in the carriageway.

July 2, 2013 0 comments Incident, Latest, Shavington
Nantwich man, 22, found hanged at River Weaver bridge

Nantwich man, 22, found hanged at River Weaver bridge

A young Nantwich man’s body has been found hanged off a footbridge over the River Weaver in the town. A passer-by out for an early morning walk made the grim discovery at around 5.45am today (April 24).

April 24, 2012 2 comments Incident, Latest, News
Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Council takes action after Willaston A500 bridge complaints

Safety work has been carried out on the A500 footbridge at Willaston in Nantwich, after residents’ complaints. Broken street lights and a lack of gritting during dark, icy periods had left the bridge in a dangerous state, residents said.

February 21, 2012 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News