Two Glasgow bridges to be strengthened in £2.3m project

A £2.3 million project to strengthen and repaint two bridges in the south side of Glasgow is to get underway this month (June).

Network Rail will carry out the essential improvement works on Queen Mary Avenue and Albert Road, next to Crosshill Station, from June 26 until mid-August.

The first phase of work will see the steel structure exposed to allow Network Rail engineers access to complete vital repairs and strengthening work, with parapet replacement work and painting scheduled over July and August.


The second phase of works, involving a further programme of steelwork and masonry repairs, is expected to begin from mid-August through to November.

Suzanne McKay, scheme project manager at Network Rail, said, “These improvement works are crucial to extending the lifespan of the bridges and enable us to continue to run a safe and reliable railway.

“We understand that working close to properties overnight and temporarily closing roads on two weekends in August will inconvenience the community and we apologise in advance for any disruption our work may cause.”