High Bridge parapet repairs

Map showing area of works and safety zones for High Bridge parapet repairs

Plan showing west elevation of scaffolding for High Bridge parapet repairs

Plan showing east elevation of scaffolding for High Bridge parapet repairs

High Bridge information board

Temporary road restrictions

In accordance with the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Reading Borough Council will be putting temporary restrictions in place along High Bridge and Duke Street, see below for full details:

Date and timeRestriction
9 July to 5 November 2024Single lane closure*
9 to 12 July 2024, 2100hrs to 0600hrsOvernight full road closure of High Bridge, part road closure of Duke Street
30 August to 5 September 2024, 2100hrs to 0600hrsOvernight full road closure of High Bridge, part road closure of Duke Street
24 October to 29 October 2024, 2100hrs to 0600hrsOvernight full road closure of High Bridge, part road closure of Duke Street

*During the single lane closures, the bus/taxi lane and parking restrictions will be suspended. A temporary ‘No Waiting at Anytime’ parking restriction will be implemented.

Should the works take longer than expected, the restriction will remain in force until the works are completed with a maximum duration of 18 months. The road closures are necessary to carry out repair works on the bridge. A signed diversion route will be in place throughout.

Last updated on 09/07/2024