Rail Bridge 2A, near Burscough junction, Rufford Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)

Detail

From Date: 02/12/2019 16:00

To Date: 10/01/2020 17:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Rufford Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)

Starts at: Bridge No.2A, Railway Bridge

Ends at: Bridge No.2A, Railway Bridge

Upstream winding hole: Junction of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal at Bridge 1

Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 6 and 7

Updates

16/12/2019 14:17

Please be advised the restriction has been lifted and the pontoon will be removed from the canal today. However, due to restricted railway access, the scaffolding will remain whilst the third-party contractors continue with the bridge replacement works. The minimum clearance of 2.7m above the towpath will be maintained.

We politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and listen to any advice that may be given by the third-party contractors onsite.

Description

Following on from the planned winter works at Rail Bridge 2A, Rufford Branch of the Leeds and Liverpool canal, third party contractors will remain on site to continue the replacement of the bridge.

We politely request all customers to listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen and to expect a wait of no more than 30 minutes whilst the contractors move their equipment out the way to allow for a safe passage.