IN PICTURES: Wigan link road bridge starts to take shape

One of the more impressive feats of engineering to take place in Wigan in recent years has been unfolding largely away from the public gaze this week.

Thursday, 11th April 2019, 11:18 am
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 11:19 am
Bridge work
Bridge work

Beams for the first of three bridges that will carry the A49 link road from Westwood Park to Goose Green were gently lowered into place by giant cranes on Monday and Tuesday across supports on either side of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal next to Scotman’s Flash. Have a flick through our gallery and read the full story here

Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road

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Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road
Work to construct a bridge over the Leeds Liverpool canal, near Poolstock - the first of three bridges, part of the A49 Goose Green to Westwood Park Link Road