Broken bridge closes Oxford

Published: Wednesday, 09 October 2019

A BROKEN bridge has closed the Oxford Canal.

banbury liftTooley's Lift Bridge in Banbury is out of operation due to a hydraulic defect, and the bridge has to be left in the down position, Keith Gudgin reports.

Pedestrian crossing

This is in the centre of Banbury and an important pedestrian crossing so must be available at all times.

We are told that contractors have been requested to attend, so it is expected engineers will be on site sometime today (Wednesday) to assess the situation.