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Menai Suspension Bridge emergency repair works begin


Emergency works to restore safety on the Menai Suspension Bridge between Anglesey and mainland Wales have commenced.

A 7.5t weight limit was placed on the 197 year old bridge in June 2022, but inspections carried out by structural engineers in October found “serious risks” that threatened its safety, forcing a complete…

Reopening of North Wales swing bridge delayed again


The reopening of Caernarfon swing bridge in North Wales will be delayed due to problems obtaining bespoke parts needed to repair a mechanical fault.

Pont Yr Aber was closed in October after faults were found with its cylinders and brackets and it’s been non-operational since. The swing bridge was due to…