Repairs to Bridge 1 and Bridge 2, Bootle, Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 08/06/2020 07:00

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Maintenance

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge O, Coffee House Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 2B, Litherland Road Bridge


Please be advised we will be onsite from Monday, 8 June to carry out crucial repairs to Bridge 1, Carolina St Changeline Bridge and Bridge 2, Stanley Road Changeline Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

Scaffolding will be placed on both bridges reducing the maximum air draft to 2.7m (8’ 10”).

Please note, the towpath will be closed from Bridge O, Coffee House Bridge to Bridge 2B, Litherland Road Bridge during these works.

We anticipate the works will take 10 weeks, subject to ongoing government restrictions in relation to the coronavirus crisis. An update will be provided by Wednesday, 12 August.

Please continue to follow the government advice regarding coronavirus – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

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