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£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

£11m Sydney Road bridge scheme to be complete by end of June

Work on the £11 million scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe will continue until the end of June, highways chiefs say.

The later than planned opening is due to poor weather conditions experienced earlier in the year and delays with works carried out by utility companies to divert their services.

May 28, 2019
Man rescued from River Weaver after falling off bridge in Nantwich

Man rescued from River Weaver after falling off bridge in Nantwich

A man who fell 15ft from a bridge into the River Weaver in Nantwich was rescued by fire crews.

The man plunged into the cold waters shortly before 3am yesterday (March 24) off Welsh Row.

March 25, 2019
£11 million Sydney Road bridge scheme reaches milestone

£11 million Sydney Road bridge scheme reaches milestone

The £11 million scheme to replace Sydney Road Bridge in Crewe with a structure capable of taking two-way traffic, has reached a major milestone.

Over the past four weekends, a 1,000-tonne crane has lifted out the old concrete arched bridge on Sydney Road and installed a new wider bridge, supported by nine steel beams

March 7, 2019
Two men injured in railway incident at Cholmondeston near Nantwich

Two men injured in railway incident at Cholmondeston near Nantwich

Two rail workers have been injured in an incident at Cholmondeston railway bridge near Nantwich.

Cheshire Police, British Transport Police and Cheshire fire crews from Nantwich, Crewe and the major incident rescue unit from Winsford were called to the scene at 2.45am today (September 19).

September 19, 2018
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.

December 3, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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