MetroBus Works Update: W/C 30th January 2017

Winterstoke Road

A bridge is being constructed over the railway at the bottom end of Winterstoke Road. The final section of the bridge was dropped into place Sunday 29th January. There will be no more weekend closures. For more details click here.

Ashton Avenue Swing Bridge

The bridge is currently being restored and is closed to pedestrians and cyclists.

Avon Crescent/Cumberland Road

A guided busway is being installed linking the Ashton Avenue Swing Bridge via the Create Centre to Cumberland Road.

Bathurst Basin Bridge

Work has begun an a new bridge that will run alongside the existing bridge which takes Commercial Road over the Bathurst Basin at the eastern end of Cumberland Road, opposite the Louisiana pub. MetroBus will also be linking two existing cycling and walking paths and improving pedestrian crossings in this area. We expect the work to be finished in May 2017.

Parson Street/Hartcliffe Way

Construction has begun to widen Hartcliffe Way to build a new bus lane. Works are expected to be completed by autumn 2017.

In order to carry out this work, Hartcliffe Way will be inbound only with outbound traffic being diverted along Parson Street and Novers Lane. For more details click here.

Sheene Road

Work continues to remodel the Sheene Road/West Street junction in Bedminster. Inbound traffic will function normally. Outbound traffic will not be able to use the stretch of road between the Sheene Road/West Street Junction and Cannons Street. Diversions are in place. The work is likely to be completed in 10 weeks.

West Street

Work will commence to install new MetroBus stops in West Street in February 2017.

East Street

Work will begin in April 2017 to install new MetroBus stops. East Street will be closed to vehicles for six weeks with buses being diverted via Dalby Avenue.

Dalby Avenue

Work will start in June 2017 to install new MetroBus stops.

Bedminster Parade

New bus stops are to being installed either side of Bedminster Parade close to Asda starting April 2017.

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