The Street Tongham closures for “Bird Works”

Inspection Works are due to take place Directly Underneath the A31 road bridge on “The Street” in Tongham. This is closed For Bird Guano Removal and the installation Of Anti-Roosting Netting.

Surrey County Council (SCC) has issued a notice that there will be road closures from 14 February 2021 for 5 nights between 18:00 and 08:00.

What is “Guano”

Guano (Spanish from Quechuawanu) is another word for accumulated droppings from birds. Guano contains high levels of acids and these can attack stone, metal and even concrete. If left untreated, when mixed with water they can become corrosive. Over time this can lead to structural problems and must be removed and or mitigated.

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