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Temporary Closure of Hawarden Bridge on 13 December

Published: 09/12/2016

Hawarden Bridge, over the River Dee near Shotton, will be closed to cyclists and walkers for essential maintenance between 9am and 3pm on Tuesday 13 December. This significant bridge which connects the North Wales Coast Route and the Chester Greenway Railway Path on National Cycle Route 5 needs to have a number of deck boards replaced to keep path users safe and comfortable. Sustrans Cymru has organised for the work to take place outside of busy commuting times to avoid inconveniencing the majority path users. There is also an alternative crossing at the Blue Bridge near Queensferry. If you are planning a trip at this time please use the check the Sustrans map( to arrange an alternative route.