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Repairs to Woodstock’s Lower Church Street Bridge near completion<p>The repairs to the Lower Church Street bridge include the top of the bridge, as well as the soffits of the deck over the N1 freeway.<br></p><div>The work includes the following:</div><div><br></div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Repair and/or replacement of damaged deteriorated balustrades and installation of precast concrete handrails</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Repair of concrete and structural defects on beams and columns</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Cleaning and application of protective coating to exposed concrete elements</div><div><br></div><div>There are traffic accommodation options in place along FW de Klerk Boulevard (N1) and road users are encouraged to adhere to all traffic control measures. These include:</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>The reduction in traffic speed limits to 60km/h when work is under way</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Temporary lane closure – avoiding the peak hour traffic</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Stop-and-Go system, or a temporary road closure at Lower Church Street if required</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>Bridge Map</div><div>-<span style="white-space:pre;"> </span>The scope of the work makes it difficult for work to be executed at night. </div><div><br></div><div>‘The repair and rehabilitation of the existing vehicular bridge structure at Lower Church Street is required to improve the safety and operational standards of the bridge. This includes damage to the existing structure resulting from impact or traffic accidents at various locations. By doing this work, we are further mitigating degradation of the structure due to concrete spalling and theft. The structure will be safer and more aesthetically pleasing for all road users and local businesses. We thank you for your patience over the past six months and are pleased to see this critical maintenance work near completion,’ said Councillor Rob Quintas, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility.</div><div><br></div><div>High resolution map that outlines the bridge where work will take place, available <a href="https://bit.ly/3WC8kI1">here.</a><br></div><p><br></p>2024-01-11T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#43259544-912c-4057-8b99-b8e8a01bfae4;L0|#043259544-912c-4057-8b99-b8e8a01bfae4|Cape Town;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb10

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