Works to start on new multi user footbridge at Cuttle Brook
Published: 23 June 2021
Works to replace and update an existing footbridge will commence next week.
The scheme will involve the removal of the existing narrow bridge over Cuttle Brook, close to Infinity Park Way and a new multi-use bridge will be constructed in its place.
The new bridge will be 3.5 metres wide and will provide a significant improvement to NCN Route 6.
The works will commence on Monday 28th June and are expected to last up to six weeks. During this time, a signed diversion route will be in place. Advanced warning signs have been installed around the site.
Councillor Matthew Holmes, Cabinet member for Regeneration, Decarbonisation and Strategic Planning and Transport said:
“The old bridge was regularly requiring patch works, so I am pleased that the works are commencing to replace it with a modern, fit for purpose, multi-user footbridge that can be enjoyed not only by pedestrians and cyclists, but now offers horse riders the opportunity to cross Cuttle Brook at that point too. I’d like to thank users for their patience whilst these works are carried out.”
This scheme was part of the Local Growth Fund programme of works which aims to improve sustainable transport routes to Infinity Park Derby.