Rail Bridge 124A, near Hapton, Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 27/01/2020 08:00

To Date: 06/03/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 124Aa, Mollywood M'Way Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 124B, M65 Motorway Bridge

Upstream winding hole: By Bridge 120, Higher Shuttleworth Bridge

Downstream winding hole: By Bridge 131, Colne Road Bridge


Contractors Murphys & Sons Ltd, working on behalf of Network Rail, have requested a closure to carry out the replacement of the railway bridge. 

Access to the bridge will be via a fixed pontoon.  There will be a temporary right of way closure to towpaths during the core works and contractors will be working overnight and during the weekends.

We will request short navigation windows during the closure, wherever possible, and update this notice with further information when it is available.