Bridge to close for repairs

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SKIPPERS Bridge in Langholm will be closed on Sunday, February 26 while Amey repairs the damage caused by Storm Desmond in December 2015.

Skippers Bridge will be closed this Sunday while Amey carries out repairsCredit: Tom Hutton
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Skippers Bridge will be closed this Sunday while Amey carries out repairsCredit: Tom Hutton

The A7 will be shut between 8am and 4pm. A crane will be in place on the bridge.

The bridge will also be shut between the same times on Sunday, March 5 and, if necessary, again on Sunday, March 12 if all planned works are not completed on the first two Sundays.

Vehicles using the minor road next to Skippers Bridge will have access to it from the south.

The High Street will also be closed for resurfacing on Sunday, February 26 from Parliament Square to outside Latimer's. The closure runs from 8am to 6pm.

There will be a diversion along David Street, Charles Street, John Street and part of Market Place.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 9:40AM
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