17 Oct 2018

Part-closure of Leeds Inner Ring Road on Wednesday night for bridge inspection

Highways Transport

Part of the Leeds Inner Ring Road will be closed tonight (Wednesday) for an urgent inspection of a city centre bridge.

The work will be carried out on the Calverley Street bridge, with the Inner Ring Road (A58M) being closed in both directions from Wellington Street to Marsh Lane from 9pm until 5am on Thursday.

The inspection is needed to check for damage following an overweight vehicle crossing the bridge over the weekend. Initial inspections have been carried out on the bridge but a more thorough assessment is now needed to see if any structural damage has been caused.

The closure will be fully signed with diversions in place. All efforts will be made to minimise disruption while the work is carried out, which is required on safety grounds. Leeds City Council is looking into the cause of the issue.


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