WikiWirral values you and your opinion.
Forum Stats
12452 Members
65 Forums
73748 Topics
996866 Posts
58 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
73 registered (8HBob, 13 invisible), 1297 Guests and 261 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Games for children 986
Fitting bathroom lights need help 336
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets? 293
Charity fishing match 280
Anyone read this ? 265
Replacement Key Fob casing 265
Taltalk Broadband Dying 256
Submarine Disaster 190
Bath Lifts 183
Are there any doctors or nurses on here. 127
New General Forums
Brexit bill
by casper
Yesterday at 07:33 PM
Telephone Caller Alert - they are NOT BT BROADBAND
by Laraine
17th Nov 2017 6:04pm
Are you a Mathematician ?
by granny
15th Nov 2017 8:59am
Poor Bruce
by diggingdeeper
15th Nov 2017 1:15am
New Wirral History
Downloadable oldwirral pdfs
by derekdwc
9th Oct 2017 12:26pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
clipper yachts arriving for round the world race
Azamara,silouette and balmoral this mornig
Topic Replies
Submarine Disaster
by venice
12 minutes 0 seconds ago
Extending dining table with six chairs
by kazaroo
Today at 11:04 AM
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by Salmon
Yesterday at 10:52 PM
What is your Daily Exercise ?
by granny
Yesterday at 10:11 PM
Vaping set
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:45 PM
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:43 PM
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
Yesterday at 01:32 PM
Games for children
by venice
Yesterday at 01:58 AM
Bongos Bingo Ticket
by venice
Yesterday at 12:36 AM
November
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
bonfire night
by snowhite
3rd Nov 2017 5:40pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#856045 - 5th Feb 2014 7:25pm Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!!
RUDEBOX Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 29th Aug 2008
Posts: 19265
Loc: Here.
TOWER Road in Birkenhead will be closed to motorists for a week while urgent repairs to the "A" Bridge are carried out.

The closure, beginning on Saturday, February 15, is necessary after a steel plate on the bridge deck became loose since resurfacing work.

The resurfacing saw the road closed for around 16 weeks in 2012, causing traffic chaos in Birkenhead as HGVs heading to and from the Four Bridges were forced to take diversions through the town.

Tower Road will be closed from its junction with Dock Road and Birkenhead Road along to the Twelve Quays ferry terminal access.

A council spokesman said: "Unfortunately due the age of the bridges, work like this cannot be avoided.

"However it is being undertaken during half-term to minimise disruption as far as possible.

"We apologise in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and we will endeavour to keep disruption to a minimum."

From Wirral Globe
_________________________
Mia Mabel

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh! Jer-e-my Cor-byn


Top
Google Ads
#856161 - 6th Feb 2014 6:04am Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: RUDEBOX]
MikeT Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 23rd Apr 2010
Posts: 574
Loc: Canary Islands
And that combined with the "improvements" to the junction of the Dock Road and Kelvin Road, just by the A bridge, is going to make a bad situation worse.

How they can narrow the road to one lane and call that an improvement is beyond me. They're had several goes at the roundabout just before the A bridge and STILL haven't got it right.

Wirral BC Highways, the most incompetent council department in the country.

And don't get me started on potholes!

Top
#856204 - 6th Feb 2014 12:58pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: RUDEBOX]
_Ste_ Offline


Wiki Master

Registered: 7th Aug 2005
Posts: 16051
Loc: New Brighton
martins lane is in a right state and they are wasting money near to the bridge.
_________________________


http://www.youtube.com/user/stetopop

Top
#856329 - 7th Feb 2014 7:26am Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: _Ste_]
MikeT Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 23rd Apr 2010
Posts: 574
Loc: Canary Islands
Originally Posted By: _Ste_
martins lane is in a right state and they are wasting money near to the bridge.

It's not only that Ste, there are massive potholes everywhere and they're wasting money "improving" a junction that had nothing wrong with it in the first place.

Why not fix all the potholes first?


Edited by MikeT (7th Feb 2014 7:27am)

Top
#856406 - 7th Feb 2014 12:45pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: _Ste_]
Willo_ Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 5th Jul 2012
Posts: 2518
Loc: Merseyside
Originally Posted By: _Ste_
martins lane is in a right state and they are wasting money near to the bridge.
I was driving down Martins Lane the other night, I have never seen a road like that, it's like an assault course.
_________________________
..

Top
#859330 - 19th Feb 2014 3:09pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: MikeT]
SpongesGirl Offline
Member

Registered: 14th Oct 2012
Posts: 67
Loc: wirral
Originally Posted By: MikeT
And that combined with the "improvements" to the junction of the Dock Road and Kelvin Road, just by the A bridge, is going to make a bad situation worse.

How they can narrow the road to one lane and call that an improvement is beyond me. They're had several goes at the roundabout just before the A bridge and STILL haven't got it right.

Wirral BC Highways, the most incompetent council department in the country.

And don't get me started on potholes!



I drove down that road this morning, they've made the extended pavement a cycle lane and put back the 2 lanes now so people can turn right and not annoy us lot trying to use the bridge when it's not under going work or going up at peak times.

Top
#859492 - 19th Feb 2014 10:12pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: RUDEBOX]
mikeeb Offline

Wise One

Registered: 8th Oct 2013
Posts: 795
Loc: birkenhead
it is causing murder on the roads
corporation, cleveland and price st are now a nuisance to drive at rush hour
many are heading to the penny bridge and the new brighton flyover to dodge this
it is amazing to realise how much chaos this 1 road closure is causing

Top
#859964 - 22nd Feb 2014 3:23pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: mikeeb]
sue_w Offline
Newbeee

Registered: 27th Feb 2011
Posts: 25
Loc: Wallasey
Was pleasantly surprised today to find that the bridge has been reopened early!

Top
#859966 - 22nd Feb 2014 3:43pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: RUDEBOX]
missmahjong Online   content
Wiki Guide

Registered: 3rd Jun 2012
Posts: 6560
Loc: wirral
So was i ,sitting at the lights ,glancing at the ride on the corner , when i noticed traffic coming across ,AFTER I HAD GONE ALL THE WAY ROUND....lol

Top
#860034 - 22nd Feb 2014 7:16pm Re: Bridge A closed AGAIN for repairs!!! [Re: missmahjong]
starakita Online   content

Forum Master

Registered: 1st Oct 2009
Posts: 2274
Loc: between heaven & hell
I was pleased the bridge was open again thought I'd try that way seeing as it hadn't come up on the roadsigns.
_________________________
no1s gonna keep me from u

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 05:46 PM
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
Games for children
by granny
17th Nov 2017 1:35am
Are there any doctors or nurses on here.
by granny
16th Nov 2017 11:52pm
For Sale & Free
Extending dining table with six chairs
by kazaroo
Yesterday at 04:46 PM
Water Dispenser Cold Cool Machine Cooler
by markyport
19th Nov 2017 4:45pm
where to get cheap carpet
by mickturner
17th Nov 2017 4:24pm
White radiator single panel 1400 x 600 - good cond
by gerrymoore
16th Nov 2017 9:16am
Samsung Galaxy S7 Titanium Silver + Extras
by j_demo
15th Nov 2017 7:29pm
Featured Member
Registered: 1st Sep 2012
Posts: 92
Newest Members
wagonwheel82, Norfolk, monadrexx, Dipper, DarioLo
12452 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Fitting bathroom lights need help
by yr20405
17th Nov 2017 11:29pm
Games for children
by granny
17th Nov 2017 1:35am
Bath Lifts
by locomotive
16th Nov 2017 6:22pm
The Lanterns at Chester Zoo
by granny
16th Nov 2017 1:05pm
Travelling Bus and Train Which Tickets?
by fish5133
15th Nov 2017 5:31pm
News : New Topics
Submarine Disaster
by diggingdeeper
Yesterday at 05:46 PM
Anyone read this ?
by venice
16th Nov 2017 3:22pm
Is this crime against humanity
by granny
13th Nov 2017 4:04pm
Wedding for Cancer Research !
by Katemargaret
11th Nov 2017 10:38pm
The EU and us.
by Excoriator
11th Nov 2017 8:44am
New Enthusiast Forums
Charity fishing match
by paul110180
17th Nov 2017 9:29pm
Are there any doctors or nurses on here.
by granny
16th Nov 2017 11:52pm
Taltalk Broadband Dying
by diggingdeeper
15th Nov 2017 3:40am
Replacement Key Fob casing
by fish5133
14th Nov 2017 7:45pm
Insecure sites.
by venice
13th Nov 2017 3:54pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Submarine Disaster 190
Brexit bill 21
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 7:50am
Sunset Tue 4:06pm
Local Time Tue 12:15pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .