Pondering method of bridge repair

Published: Friday, 12 March 2021

ENGINEERS have now been on site at the damaged Lancaster Canal bridge.

FordGreenBridgeThe damage to Ford Green Bridge (57) at Garstang was caused by a vehicle strike, though strangely Canal & River Trust state its 'reason' as vandalism, Keith Gudgin reports.

Method of repair

The engineers have assessed the damage caused by the vehicle strike and 'the teams  work on a method of repair'.  In the meantime both the towpath and navigation will remain closed.

It appears there is loose masonry that requires stabilisation.