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Marks Tey Bridge, North Lane, Marks Tey

Progress Update - 29 May 2019: Marks Tey Bridge - completion of bridge reconstruction

Marks Tey Bridge reconstruction works are complete with all temporary traffic management removed on Friday 17 May 2019 following some final surfacing works at the bridge.  Minor works to reinstate the land adjacent to the bridge is nearing completion however does not impact the carriageway.

Below are some before, during and after photographs of the construction.  We would like to extend our thanks to local residents, businesses and commuters for their patience during these bridge improvements.



Pothole repairs on North Lane have been completed.  Those identified on Brook Road are planned for repair during the temporary closure of North Lane for Marks Tey Station Bridge investigation works.  These repairs are currently scheduled for the weekend of 15-16 June with the support of temporary traffic lights as outlined on 

For details relating to forthcoming temporary closures at Marks Tey Station Bridge please visit our webpage: Marks Tey Station VRS, North Lane, Marks Tey.

Works Location


Photos below of original bridge


About the scheme

Marks Tey Bridge is located to the north of Marks Tey town and carries North Lane over Roman River linking Aldham to Marks Tey.

The bridge had been struck a number of times causing damage to the structure and carried a 3 tonne weight limit.  

Bridge improvement works were put into place with plans to replace the original structure with a wider bridge and footway.  

Preparations for main construction started in November 2018 ready for bridge removal in January 2019. This involved temporarily relocating the utility services (pipes and cables) and diverting the watercourse to allow the bridge to be dismantled.  A temporary footway was also constructed to support pedestrian access during the construction period.   

The main construction of the replacement bridge is precast concrete box culverts which were brought to site and lifted into place. 

The bridge fully reopened to vehicles on 17 May 2019 following completion of carriageway resurfacing.  



 Below - photos of original bridge:

Original bridge plan
Proposed plan for new bridge