The closure of Marlow Bridge for essential works has been extended until 7th June - Transport for Bucks has confirmed.

The work to overhaul Marlow Bridge had been brought forward so it could take place when the roads are much quieter because of lockdown, but it will now remain closed for the remainder of the week.

The first phase of the work started on Monday, May 18.

The project has been split into two phases, with the first starting in May and the second in September.


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Phase one includes cleaning the bridge towers and repainting its chains and hangers.

Pedestrians and cyclists can still use the bridge during its closure.

New transport chief at Buckinghamshire Council, Nick Naylor, previously said: “I am so pleased that we are still able to carry out this important and highly anticipated work on Marlow Bridge.

"Over the years, TfB has worked tirelessly to do all it can to protect and preserve this iconic structure.

"Now we can carry out the relevant work in a shorter time frame whilst minimising disruption to the public, which I know will be much appreciated by the residents of Marlow especially. I look forward to seeing the end result.”