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Sinkhole between Bridge 11 and Bridge 12 on the Rochdale Canal (advice for towpath users)

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From Date:12/12/2023 14:45
To Date:On-going
Is the towpath closed?No


A sinkhole has occurred on the towpath, just upstream of Bridge 11, Midgely Road Bridge.

The local team are aware of it and will be placing fencing around the sinkhole as soon as make it safe for towpath users to walk around it.

Could towpath users, please be vigilant when using the towpath in this area.

Closest waterway:Rochdale Canal
Starts at:Bridge 11, Midgely Road Bridge
Ends at:Bridge 12, Redacre Road Bridge