These pages shows places where the former Ashton Road West Bridge in Failsworth, which had been dropped and culverted, has been re-built as part of the canal restoration.
August 1st 2001: Ashton Road West bridge, looking north west before work started.
December 27th 2001: A roadway has been built across a temporary embankment to the east of the bridge site (on the right). The infilled bridge area has now been excavated.
June 13th 2002: Looking east. The side walls, roof, wing walls and a parapet of the bridge have been constructed. Steps are under construction.
June 13th 2002: Looking south-east. The walls are being lined with brick.
My thanks to Wrekin Construction for providing access to the site to take these photographs.
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