Soulton Road: Diversion During Bridge Repairs
The 200 year old Soulton Bridge, worked on by Thomas Telford, will be closed for repair for 6 weeks from 03 September, 2018. Access is ONLY from Wem, and not from A49, during this time.
Updates to this project will come from Shropshire Council and will be posted here.
We will keep a pinned tweet upper most on our twitter feed to advise of anything that changes during the project, such as this one:#soultonhall will only be from Wem and NOT off the A49 during this time: the road is to be closed. pic.twitter.com/IcDMAL6uT4 — Soulton Hall (@SoultonHall) August 20, 2018
There are also expected to be updates from Shropshie Council on Twitter such as this one:
— Shropshire Council (@ShropCouncil) August 10, 2018
The bridge was worked on by Thomas Telford, but was sadly significantl damaged in an incident a year ago, which is noted in these tweets below:
A lorry has come off the bridge on Soulton Road in Wem, the B5065 will be closed for the foreseeable pic.twitter.com/uIwpMnAcg7— North Shrops SNT (@NorthShropCops) November 9, 2017