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Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

Major rail bridge works to close busy A530 for four months

The busy A530 between Nantwich and Middlewich will close for up to four months from Monday for major railway bridge works.

Motorists are being warned of long delays to their journeys with diversion routes taking many around Crewe and back out if they want to get to Leighton Hospital.

May 30, 2020
Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers face delays amid road closures and works around A530 near Bentley

Drivers are being warned of potential long delays as major road closures and works on and near the A530 Middlewich Road coincide over the next few months.

And many fear it will cause chaos for people and emergency vehicles trying to get to Leighton Hospital.

March 1, 2020
Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Floods and fallen trees across South Cheshire during Storm Ciara

Trees were felled, buildings damaged, and roads flooded across South Cheshire which was battered by Storm Ciara over the last 18 hours.

February 9, 2020
Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Volunteers clean up grotspots in time for Nantwich Holly Holy Day

Big-hearted volunteers have stepped in where others fear to tread – by cleaning up two Nantwich grot-spots.

These hardy folk from Civic Society and Rotary Club teamed up to clean up the outside of an “eyesore” empty shop unit, formerly a pharmacy, on High Street.

January 24, 2020
Plans for new bridge over railway at Crewe

Bridge plan for Crewe station adopted by Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Plans for a new bridge south of Crewe station aimed at easing congestion in Nantwich Road have been adopted by Cheshire East Council.

Cabinet members approved a preferred route for the new Southern Link Road Bridge at a meeting this week, following consultation held over the summer.

November 8, 2019
£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