Chor­ley bridges close for up­grade

Rail (UK) - - Network News -

Two bridges in Chor­ley are the sub­ject of clo­sures as work con­tin­ues on Network Rail’s Manch­ester-Pre­ston via Chor­ley elec­tri­fi­ca­tion project.

From April 2, Bridge Street will close for 16 nights be­tween 2200 and 0600 (ex­cept on Fri­days), while Lyons Lane Bridge will close for 12 nights from April 22 (also ex­cept for Fri­days).

Para­pets on both bridges are to be raised to meet clear­ance stan­dards for over­head power lines be­ing in­stalled un­der­neath. Fenc­ing on both bridges will also be up­graded to im­prove se­cu­rity dur­ing the clo­sures.

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