Another canal bridge damaged

Published: Friday, 12 October 2018

THE bridge over the Grand Union Canal on the B488 between Horton and Ivinghoe is closed due to damage on the bridge.

The bridge was hit by a vehicle at about 2am on Monday morning, Thames Valley Police were at the scene and Transport for Buckinghamshire have since taken over and checked the full extent of damage to the bridge, Howard Clarke tells us.

Damaged whole parapet

A spokesman for the Canal River Trust explained that the vehicle has damaged the whole parapet of the bridge and the driver had to go to hospital.

A team is onsite attempting to make the bridge safe and re-open to navigation.