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Emergency closure of Courtaulds Bridge, Bocking

9 September 2016

A bridge in Bocking is set to close immediately due to safety issues highlighted during a recent inspection.

Courtaulds Bridge, which is located along Bovingdon Road approximately 150 metres east of the main centre of Bocking village in Braintree, is set to close this afternoon (Friday, 9 September)

Due to serious deterioration, engineers have identified the bridge as a safety risk to the public and it must now be closed until further notice.

An official diversion route will be in place from Church Street, B1053 Convent Hill and Broad Road, A131, A1017 Braintree Road, Church Road Gosfield, Parkhall Road and Bovingdon Road.