Rail Bridge 109A Aspen Rail Bridge, Church, Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00

To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 109, New Barn Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 110, Aspen Bridge

Upstream winding hole: By Bridge 109, New Barn Bridge

Downstream winding hole: By Bridge 118, Altham Bridge.


18/12/2019 13:27

Please note the new end date of the closure.

Network Rail's contractors, Murphys & Sons Ltd, have requested a week's extension to this stoppage due to the complexity of the work involved in replacing the bridge. 

Contractors will be working overnight and during the weekends.


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, which avoid the requirement for the navigation to be closed over Christmas.