Bullhouse Bridge, Millhouse Green – Following concern from users about the deck on the TPT bridge at Bullhouse over the A628 at Millhouse Green, Barnsley, an emergency closure of the bridge has been put in place until structural engineers can inspect the site and assess the deck. There is a Diversion available using the access ramp, Manchester Road and Bullhouse Lane. To help with safety there is also an emergency speed reduction for vehicles on Manchester Road either side of the bridge from 60 to 40mph. Barnsley are looking at replacement options urgently. (Updated October 2023)
Lockoford Lane – improvement works will begin on 25 September. While every effort will be made to keep the towpath open for use there will be short periods of time when closure of a particular section will be necessary. Signage will be displayed at affected areas giving advance warning and dates of all towpath closures. This information will also be shared on our Trans Pennine Trail Facebook page and the Tapton Lock and Derbyshire Countryside Facebook pages.
Hollingwood Hub to Dixons Lock – From 2 October improvement work is planned to start (Updated September 2023)
Brimington Road – An urgent closure has been put in place due to a collapsed bank on the walking route that avoids Brimington Road. Please follow the diversion until stabilisation works have been carried out. (Updated November 2023).
Five Weirs Walk, from Blonk Street to Derek Dooley Way – We’ve been advised of an emergency closure of this section of the Trail which is likely to apply for 10 months. We will share details of the diversion route as soon as we receive them. (Updated October, 2023)
Between Attercliffe Road and East Coast Road (5WW) – The Five Weirs Walk (FWW) between Attercliffe Road and East Coast Road has been shut since November 2019 after being badly damaged by floods. A diversion is in place while Sheffield City Council assess options for this section of the route.
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