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Repairs to Woodstock's Lower Church Street bridge<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><br>The work includes the following:</p><div><ul><li>Repair or replacement of damaged deteriorated balustrades and installation of precast concrete handrails</li><li>Repair of concrete and structural defects on beams and columns</li><li>Cleaning and application of protective coating to exposed concrete elements<br></li></ul></div><div>There will be traffic accommodation options in place along FW de Klerk Boulevard (N1) and road users are encouraged to adhere to all traffic control measures. These will include:</div><div><ul><li>The reduction in traffic speed limits to 60km/h when work is under way</li><li>Temporary lane closure</li><li>Stop-and-Go system, or a temporary road closure at Lower Church Street if required<br></li></ul></div> <img class="responsive" src="" alt="Bridge Map.png" /><br> <p>‘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. Six months is a long time and I kindly request road users to please be patient while we are busy with this critical maintenance,’ said Councillor Rob Quintas, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Urban Mobility.</p>2023-06-18T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#6e47938b-1e4e-4b7a-a9fc-05ebc3f2020d;L0|#06e47938b-1e4e-4b7a-a9fc-05ebc3f2020d|Woodstock;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb01

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