Rail Bridge 2A, near Burscough junction, Rufford Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)
From Date: 11/11/2019 08:00
To Date: 02/12/2019 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: 3rd Party Works
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Rufford Branch (L&L Canal)
Starts at: Lock 3, Runnel Brow Lock
Ends at: Lock 4, Moss Lock
Upstream winding hole: Junction of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Bridge 1
Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 6 and 7
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.
Please note the new dates for this closure.