Railway bridge on Gipsy Patch Lane, Little Stoke, Bristol.

Replacement railway bridge on Gipsy Patch Lane set to be 4-lane

The railway bridge on Gipsy Patch Lane, a notorious bottleneck for traffic and the scene of frequent bridge strikes by high vehicles, looks set to be replaced with a significantly wider concrete structure following a decision made by South Gloucestershire Council’s PTSE Major Schemes Sub-Committee in early October. From November 2014 to February 2015, the council ran a preliminary consultation

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Council agrees to fund new study into Stoke Gifford railway bridge improvements

South Gloucestershire Council has commissioned Network Rail to investigate ways of improving  the passage of vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians under two railway bridges on major routes through Stoke Gifford. In 2010, the Parkway and Gipsy Patch Lane bridges were the subject of a  feasibility study by Mouchel, which investigated various options for  improving the safe movement of pedestrians and cyclists. The recommended option at

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