Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

FAILED BEARINGS

FAILED BEARINGS this week led to the partial closure of the M6 Thelwall viaduct in Cheshire. Highways Agency inspection teams have been sent to the site to assess the damage after a routine inspection last week revealed that one of the four, 1m long, 356mm diameter high tensile steel bearings had failed. The other three bearings on the 39 year old structure also show signs of deterioration. Once a comprehensive diagnosis of the busy motorway crossing has been completed, the scale and ...

Subscribe for full online access and get...

  • Full, instant access to all stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox
  • Monthly print magazine

Register for guest access to keep reading and get..

  • A free taste of other selected news stories
  • Daily email newsletters


Already have a subscription or ICE membership? or