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Gaol Ferry Bridge supports rusted through

Reported via mobile in the Bridges/Subways category anonymously at 09:00, Thu 22 April 2021

Sent to Bristol City Council less than a minute later

The welds between the support arches and pillars have failed due to rust and are now moving freely when pedestrians pass. This looks like an imminent safety hazard. The area most seriously affected is on the west aspect closer to the spike island side, but there appears to be other areas badly affected by rust that could give way in a similar way any moment, particularly if carrying extra strain from the failure mentioned. I strongly urge an engineer to inspect this as a matter of urgency.

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  • A new enquiry has been raised for this issue.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 09:00, Thu 22 April 2021

  • This enquiry has been referred to another team for action. They will provide further updates on the issue in due course.

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 13:11, Mon 26 April 2021

  • This Fix My Street enquiry has been automatically closed.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Bristol City Council at 00:05, Mon 17 May 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location. Please reference 2684898 in your new report if it is an update on this one.