Repair work to be carried out to Spellowgate Bridge on Driffield bypass

Fri, 15 Mar 2019

Repairs are to be carried out to a bridge over the A614 Driffield bypass after damage was caused by high-sided lorries striking the structure.

Work on Spellowgate Bridge is due to be carried out over five consecutive nights, starting on Monday 1 April.

The work, costing around £10,000, will involve repairing broken concrete and damaged strands of reinforcement on the outer edges in the middle of the bridge.

To enable the work above the road to be carried out safely, the A614 bypass underneath the bridge will need to be closed between 8pm and 5am each night from Monday 1 April to Friday 5 April.

A signed diversion through Driffield, via Beverley Road, River Head, Anderson Street, Wansford Road and Scarborough Road, will be put in place during those hours.

The repair work is to be carried out by council contractor CR Reynolds.

Dave Waudby, head of infrastructure and facilities at East Riding of Yorkshire Council, said: “We’ve scheduled this work to be carried out overnight to avoid major delays and disruption this could cause during the daytime.

“We’d like to thank motorists for their patience while this work is carried out.”