Traffic Notices

All of these traffic updates can be found in the News section of our website. Here we collect together those items that relate specifically to the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project traffic updates.

Single lane closures on Rochester’s bridges

Motorists are advised there are to be overnight single lane closures on Rochester’s bridges. Traffic management will be put in place overnight on the New Bridge on Friday, 15th November, and on the Old Bridge on Saturday, 16th November. Both single lane closures will take place during off-peak hours, from 9pm until 5am. The works […]

Right turn closure off Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there is to be a temporary closure of the right turn from the New Bridge onto Rochester Esplanade. Traffic management will be put in place during off-peak hours, from 9am until 3pm, on Friday, 18th October. The works are part of the Rochester Bridges Refurbishment Project, and will be carried out by […]

Lane restrictions on Rochester’s Old Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on the Old Bridge at Rochester, for five nights. The works are part of a routine cleaning programme and will be carried out by the Rochester Bridge Trust’s Term Maintenance Contractor, FM Conway. The traffic management is scheduled to run from approximately 9pm until 5am, […]

Change to advertised lane restrictions on Rochester’s bridges

Road users are advised there will be changes to previously advertised lane restrictions on Rochester’s bridges from 30th October. This is to allow other areas of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project to progress ahead of schedule. The proposed overnight single lane closures on the New Bridge have been pushed back by one week, to the […]

Overnight lane restrictions on Rochester’s bridges

Motorists are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on both the bridges at Rochester. The works on the New Bridge are part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, and are required to adjust the temporary road layout to enable work to begin on the downstream side of the bridge. These will be carried […]

Right turn closure off Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there is to be a temporary closure of the right turn from the New Bridge onto Rochester Esplanade. The traffic management will begin with a series of… read more →

Overnight road closures in Strood

Motorists are advised that closures of Strood High Street for Medway Council’s works will lead to an effective closure of Rochester’s bridges overnight this weekend. Medway Council’s contractor will be closing Strood High Street between Commercial Road/Station Road and Canal Road overnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 26-28th July, between the hours of 8pm and […]

Intermittent lane restrictions on Rochester’s Old Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on the Old Bridge at Rochester overnight on Friday and Saturday nights from Friday, 12th July. The works are part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, and are to enable the delivery of materials to support the underdeck works. These will be carried out by […]

Lane restrictions on Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be temporary single lane closures on the New Bridge at Rochester overnight for four nights from Monday, 17th June. The works are part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, and are to enable the removal of the final sections of a redundant sewer pipe. This will be carried out by […]

Lane restrictions on Rochester’s New Bridge

Motorists are advised there will be a temporary single lane closure on the New Bridge at Rochester overnight on Monday, 3rd June. The works are part of the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, and are to enable the extension of the upstream protection barrier at the Strood end of the crossing. This will be carried out […]

Temporary road layout for New Bridge

The New Bridge at Rochester is to be given a temporary road layout to facilitate the safety of staff and travellers during the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project. The changes are of relevance to pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. Previously advertised overnight single lane closures of the New Bridge will continue until Friday, 3rd May. On Thursday, […]

Footway closure on Rochester Esplanade

Pedestrians are advised that part of the riverside footway on Rochester Esplanade is to be temporarily closed. The closure will be implemented on Thursday, 23rd May, running until spring 2020. During this period pedestrians will be asked to use the footway on the far side of the road, alongside The Crown public house. Parking provision […]

Lane restrictions as Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project begins

Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists are advised there are to be a series of overnight, temporary, single lane closures to the New Bridge between Rochester and Strood. On Monday, 22nd April, the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project will commence with night-time preparatory work. This will run for two nights, from 8pm to 5am, and will involve the […]

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