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Corporation Road Bridge update: Footpath closures and weekend working in April 2024

Works to Grade II listed structure, Corporation Road Bridge, have been progressing. The steel work repairs are ongoing to both sides of the bridge deck. Application of the primer and paint coatings has also been ongoing along with required preparation…

3 weeks ago
A photo of Corporation Road Bridge taken from a nearby wharf
Corporation Road Bridge update: Footpath closures and weekend working in March 2024

Restoration and repair works to Grade II listed structure, Corporation Road Bridge, have been progressing. Engineers on site will be carrying out work over the a number of weekends in March, taking advantage of expected low tide levels, to continue…

1 month ago
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Engineers Continue Work to Save 100-Year Old Grimsby Bridge

Refurbishment works to the iconic Corporation Road Bridge in Grimsby are progressing. Grit blasting works to the undersides of the bridge for spans 1, 2, 3 and 4 have allowed a detailed inspection of the structure, and this revealed an…

2 months ago
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Corporation Road Bridge update: 13 November 2023

Restoration works to Grade II listed structure, Corporation Road Bridge, are progressing. Grit blasting is continuing on both the sub and superstructure of spans three and four of the bridge. Essential scaffolding and encapsulation works are also being undertaken to…

5 months ago
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Corporation Road Bridge Site Visit

Representatives from North East Lincolnshire Council (NELC), Equans and Spencer Group welcomed members of the media to Corporation Bridge on Tuesday 10 October. Spencer Group explained the works and the reason for the extension to the programme and delayed reopening…

6 months ago
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Delayed Reopening for Corporation Bridge

Corporation Bridge will no longer reopen in December 2023 after its condition has been found to be much more severe than originally expected. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group was appointed contractor for the works in November 2022, with works…

6 months ago
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Corporation Road Bridge update… and see the latest drone footage!

https://youtu.be/ppTN2QAjm8Y The essential heritage restoration works at Corporation Road Bridge, which will preserve the structure for future generations, is progressing.  50 steel deck plates on Corporation Road Bridge have now been replaced, a further 10 were lifted for a more…

7 months ago
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Corporation Bridge site visit 21.07.23

The Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council and the portfolio for environment and transport attended Corporation Bridge on Friday 21 July to carry out a site visit with specialist contractor Spencer Group and the council’s delivery partner Equans. Updates were…

9 months ago
A bird's eye view of Corporation Bridge as some of the scaffolding is put up.
Drone footage: Scaffolding goes up on bridge

As scaffolding is erected on Corporation Bridge for works to progress, take a look at the structure from above. The below drone footage has been filmed by Spencer Group, the specialist contractor appointed to carry out the major restoration works.…

10 months ago
Corporation Bridge works with various materials on the bridge and scaffolding
Corporation Road Bridge update: Footpath closure on Wednesday 5 July

Corporation Road Bridge will be fully closed on Wednesday 5 July to allow for further scaffolding to be installed as works progress. All the steel deck plates on the bridge have now been grit blasted. Some of the steel deck…

10 months ago
Scaffolding goes up at Corporation Bridge
Scaffolding goes up at Corporation Bridge

Scaffolding is currently being erected at Corporation Bridge to provide access to the underside and harder to reach areas of the bridge in a safe and controlled manner. This then allows the grit blasting, detailed inspections, and painting of the…

10 months ago
Drone footage of Corporation Bridge being lifted.
A bird’s eye view! Watch as Corporation Bridge is lifted in this drone footage

Spencer Group, the specialist contractor currently working on the major restoration of Corporation Bridge, have shared drone footage of the lift that took place on Wednesday 5 April 2023. The lift took place to carry out weight testing to help…

12 months ago
Corporation Bridge is lifted.
IN PICTURES: Corporation Bridge lift, 5 April 2023

A bridge lift took place on the iconic landmark on Wednesday 5 April 2023 to carry out weight testing to help assist specialist contractor Spencer Group with the weight balancing design works. Following the bridge weight test, the next section…

1 year ago
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Corporation Road Bridge update: bridge lift planned

Works on Corporation Road Bridge are well underway. The asphalt surface of the bridge and the concrete carriageway deck has been removed down to its steel plates. The steel deck plates have been shot blasted and detailed inspections are now…

1 year ago
Corporation Road Bridge worker looks at the bridge.
Corporation Road Bridge works safeguarding historic crossing and boosting local economy

Essential restoration works to Grimsby’s Corporation Road Bridge are safeguarding the landmark structure for future generations and providing a boost to the local economy. In the words of specialist contractor Spencer Group, find out more about the major restoration of…

1 year ago
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The importance of preserving Corporation Bridge for future generations

“Corporation Bridge is one of Grimsby’s survivors and a reminder of our town’s great maritime past,” says David Ornsby, operations manager at Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre and part of the Special Interest Group for Corporation Bridge. “The bridge is one…

1 year ago
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Corporation Bridge update: 27 February

Work is well underway on Corporation Road Bridge as contractor Spencer Group have finished their site setup for the major restoration works. The tarmac surface of the bridge has been planed off and the concrete deck removal has commenced. Upcoming…

1 year ago
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Bridge works begin: In video and pictures

Work is underway to restore the iconic Corporation Road Bridge to maintain and protect in for many years to come. Representatives from North East Lincolnshire Council, Spencer Group and Equans attended the bridge on Monday 6 February to mark the…

1 year ago
Councillor Stewart Swinburn with Spencer Group and Equans on Corporation Bridge.
Work begins on the major restoration of Corporation Bridge

Work has started on the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge today, Monday 6 February. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group is now on site as the scheme gets underway. The full restoration will include key structural works, as well…

1 year ago
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Start date and contractor announced for the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge

A start date for the major restoration of Corporation Road Bridge has been set following the appointment of a contractor for the scheme. Multi-disciplinary bridge works specialist Spencer Group has been confirmed as the successful contractor following a strict and…

1 year ago