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A12 Wellington Bridge Steel Beam and Concrete Repairs

Project status:   Completed
Region:  East


Start date:   29 July 2013
End date:  Early December 2013


Type:   Maintenance Scheme
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Maintenance Scheme

Part of our ongoing programme of work to maintain England's strategic road network

Cost:  £1.8 million


Managed by:   Area 6

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Where was the project located?

The project was located on the A120 Wellington Bridge in Hatfield Peverel.

Why was the scheme needed?

Wellington Bridge was struck on two separate occasions by overheight vehicles.   The damage to the bridge was extensive and restrictions on traffic using the bridge had to be put in place as a safety measure.  

What work was carried out?

The repair works involved straightening of the deformed steel beams, replacing a damaged section of beam and recasting the damaged concrete deck.

How did this benefit road users?

The bridge has been returned to its original condition and meets current safety standards.   All restrictions on traffic using the bridge have been removed.

How do I find out more information ?

If you have any queries about this project you should contact the Highways Agency Information Line by emailing ha_​info@​highways.​gsi.​gov.​uk or calling 0300 123 5000.