Pennine Waterways News

Monday, 25 October 2010

Additional bridge stoppages on Leeds and Liverpool

Two additional stoppages have been announced for the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in order to repair swing bridges.

In the first stoppage, Millman Swing Bridge (bridge 214) will be closed for one week from Monday 8th November 2010. The stoppage is to enable to bridges electric motor to be replaced by mechanical engineering contractors. This bridge is at Apperley Bridge, between Shipley and the edge of Leeds.

On Monday 15th November 2010 repairs will be carried out to Stockbridge Swing Bridge (197) at Riddleston, just west of Bingley. The bridge will be closed to navigation while work is being carried out. However, boats will be allowed to pass through before 8.00 am, at 12.00 noon and after 4.00 pm. This stoppage is planned to be for one day only.

For all stoppages in the Pennine Waterways area, see Winter Stoppages 2010-2011.

Millman Bridge at Apperley Bridge

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