Bromham Road Bridge Closure Image: Network Rail

Network Rail Public Event

Members of the public are invited to a public event with Network Rail on Tuesday 11 June to find out more about their closure of Bromham Road Bridge later this month.

The event is being held at The Bedford Centre Hotel on St Mary’s Street, from 3pm-7pm.

The bridge will be closed from Monday 24 June until Spring 2020 due to the works required to raise Bromham Road Bridge to allow for the electrification of the Midland Mainline,

A diversion route will be signed. A Borough Council spokesperson said:

“To relieve some of the pressure on road users that this closure is expected to create we have split our works on the Manton Lane/Clapham Road/Bypass junctions into two phases so that there aren’t road closures on this major thoroughfare at the same time.

“These works are part of the Transporting Bedford 2020 project, delivering long term road improvements to tackle congestion hotspots.

“We will continue to monitor the progress of these Network Rail works closely, as it is of course crucial that they are completed and this road reopened as soon as possible.”

Find out more about this Network Rail project here