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Overnight Lane Closure on Rochester Bridge

There will be off-peak single lane closures on Rochester Old Bridge from 9.30am to 3pm on Tuesday, 15 October, and Wednesday, 16 October, for engineering works. A traffic management scheme will be in place.

Rochester Old Bridge carries traffic westbound from Rochester to Strood.

For further media information, please contact Philip Jones, or Delphine Houlton, at Maxim, tel: 01892 513033


1. The Rochester Bridge Trust is a charitable trust that exists to maintain the old and new bridges at Rochester and serve the travelling public. It is the only surviving bridge trust still serving its original purpose, and it has served the people of Kent since 1399. The Trust also supports numerous community and education projects across historic Kent and Medway.

2. The Trust’s assets all derive from endowments of land and money in the 14th and 15th centuries and are carefully managed in order to provide an income to fund bridge maintenance and local charitable grants. The Trust receives no external funding and is regulated by the Charity Commission.

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