Bridgewater towpath scheme goes ahead

Published: Thursday, 30 April 2009

THE controversial scheme to upgrade over 40 miles of the Bridgewater Canal towpath into a cycle track, named the Bridgewater Way has started.

At a cost of £8 millions it will upgrade the last remaining canal 'no cycling' towpath into a fast cycleway, with its backers claiming it will attracted 500,000 people a year!