MORE ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE WILL SEE FLOATING BRIDGE SUSPENDED NEXT WEEK

Essential maintenance work is to be carried out on Cowes Floating Bridge next week in advance of what is expected to be a busy Cowes Week and summer holidays in general.

During the work, which is scheduled to take place between 18:00 and 23:00 next Thursday (29th July), there will be a replacement passenger launch service between Cowes and East Cowes.

The planned maintenance work is to replace and upgrade parts on a hydraulic ram that operates the prow.

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The scheduling of the work is designed to ensure the service is up and running for a busy August and the remainder of the summer.

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Know it all
Know it all
12 days ago

What are the council trying to hide. Its all gone very quiet on the ” we will sort out the floating bridge fiasco” Mmmmm.

Bird table
Bird table
Reply to  Know it all
12 days ago

“upgrade parts”. Very telling! in other words, the original design was not up to it.

stephen bushell
stephen bushell
Reply to  Know it all
12 days ago

Quite agree ,Seems like the new council are going to carry on like the last lot all talk and no action.

smokey
smokey
12 days ago

whos opening the book on long it last

Steve
Steve
Reply to  smokey
12 days ago

The question should be which is most common FB6 out of service or Power cuts on the Island

Ex Islander
Ex Islander
11 days ago

Swear this is the only bridge I know of that barely functions as a bridge.

JOHN VICTOR LANGLEY
JOHN VICTOR LANGLEY
11 days ago

Is there a link between this story and the previous one today about the lack of dentists across our Island? Seemst hat both Floatie and the NHS patients could do with some immediate remedial bridge work! Boom Boom…

sue Young
sue Young
11 days ago

My friend has a JCB digger he has been using almost daily for the last 20 years and in that time has replaced 1 hydraulic hose, which he admitted he broke through carelessness, so perhaps the clowns “maintaining” this abortion should contact JCB and find out why their hydraulic rams seem to last forever.

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