Bridge Inspections - Millennium Bridge, Princess of Wales Bridge & Infinity Footbridge


From Date: 23/11/2016 08:00

To Date: 02/12/2016 17:30 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Tees Navigation

Starts at: Millennium Bridge

Ends at: Infinity Footbridge


23/11/2016 09:15

The drone and under bridge inspections will be taking place from the 23rd -25th of November. The diving works will commence 28th of November to 2nd of December.

22/11/2016 14:15

The contractor has informed us that the diving works could not be undertaken as planned due to adverse weather conditions.

In case of more bad weather, these works have now been rearranged to be carried out during a window when the river levels will be lower between Monday 28 November to Friday 2 December.

14/11/2016 10:04

We have been informed by the Contractors that an underbridge unit will be used during these works in daytime hours. Also please be aware that a drone will be used.

Can skippers of all craft please take care when approaching these inspection sites and ensure as well as looking out for divers in the water that they look above for the under bridge unit. 

Please also note the new end date of these works which is now 23 November not 25 November as previously advised.


Contractors (Atkins) are carrying out underwater bridge inspections using divers at Millennium Bridge, Princess of Wales Bridge and Infinity Footbridge.

All boat traffic should slow down and take care when passing the bridges and abide by the contractors advice, this may result in delays of no longer than 15-20 minutes.

For further information please call 0303 040 4040.