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A47 Heartlands Parkway Bridge

Work item: HS2-MW-BBV-Ph1-Ar-No-N1-Traf-31-19/08/2021

Work Item Summary

Project Phase
Phase 1
Region
Birmingham, West Midlands
Location
Birmingham, Nechells
Contractor
LM JV
Type of works
Demolition works
Estimated Start Date
21/08/2021
Estimated End Date
06/09/2021

Work item details

Further to our correspondence in June, demolition works of the A47 Heartlands Parkway Bridge started over the weekend of 14 August and is expected to complete on 6 September. We are demolishing the bridge as it is no longer in use and does not have enough headroom to allow the new HS2 trains to run underneath it.

To allow us to work safely as we demolish the bridge, we will need to close a section of the Network Rail line. To minimise the time that we need to close the railway line our demolition works will be carried out 24 hours a day over the next three weekends. For information about changes to train services during this period please visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.

  • 21-23 August,
  • 28-31 August (August Bank Holiday Weekend including Bank Holiday Monday) and
  • 4-6 September.

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