Bridge safety works in Stevenage will affect traffic

SAFETY improvements to two bridges on Six Hills Way in Stevenage will start today (Monday), affecting traffic. Hertfordshire Highways will be installing new safety barriers on the bridge over the ICL subway and the railway bridge. The works will take six

SAFETY improvements to two bridges on Six Hills Way in Stevenage will start today (Monday), affecting traffic.

Hertfordshire Highways will be installing new safety barriers on the bridge over the ICL subway and the railway bridge.

The works will take six weeks, weather permitting.

The inside lane on Six Hills Way will be closed during off-peak hours while the works are underway.

Access to Norton Road from Six Hills Way will be maintained at all times.

The south footway on Six Hills Way will be closed for two to four weeks to protect the public. A pedestrian diversion will be signposted.

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Stuart Pile, Herts County Council's Executive Member for Highways and Transport, said: "Road safety is extremely high on our priorities and this essential maintenance is needed to meet current bridge safety standards.

"Drivers and pedestrians are advised to leave additional time for their journeys and take extra care during this period of works."

Anyone requiring further information can contact the Hertfordshire Highways call centre on 01438 737320.