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A5 River Ceiriog Viaduct 11/05/2020 – 15/05/2020 (4 nights 20:00 – 06:00)


Where and Why?

Emergency works to repair a defective bridge expansion joint on the A5 River Ceiriog Viaduct between Gledrid roundabout and Halton Roundabout will commence on the 11/05/2020 for 4 nights

Diversion and safety measures

The works are being carried out overnight when traffic flows are historically lower to minimise disruption.

Proposed programme of traffic management restrictions:

Details of Restrictions

Start Date and Time**

End Date and Time**


Full closure of A5 in both directions between Gledrid Roundabout and Halton Roundabout.


All traffic will be diverted along the B5070 Chirk Rd 



20:00 11/05/2020



06:00 15/05/2020





4 Nights

** Dates Provisional, may be subject to change

Alternative closures at a later date may be necessary to complete the planned works.

The extent of the repair is unknown without a full inspection under the planned closure and further delays to the above programme may be likely.

All works are planned on weekday nights only (20:00 – 06:00)



For further information, please contact Traffic Wales on 0300 123 1213 or via @TrafficWalesN


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