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Whitby Swing Bridge work rescheduled
on Whitby Swing Bridge which had to be postponed twice due to poor
weather conditions, will now take place on Monday 24 January.
Engineers had been due to replace valves on
both sides of the bridge on 25 November and again on 9 December,
but both times they were thwarted by the cold, snow and ice.
Scarborough Borough Council is hoping it
will be third time lucky for the valve work, which follows on from
successful work to replace a gearbox part on the eastern leaf of
the bridge in November.
This latest work will be carried out between 9am and 5pm. The
bridge will not be operational for harbour traffic during these
hours but vehicle and pedestrian traffic will be unaffected apart
from some minor delays during testing on completion of the