Emergency work to remove bridge in Uppermill

Reporter: Ken Bennett
Date published: 04 June 2020

Oldham Council staff and contractors worked “quickly and safely”, removing a wooden bridge spanning Church Road, Uppermill,and opening the road in less than a day to pedestrians and motorists.

“This was an emergency job and our first priorities were to make the area safe and open the road so residents could get about, “ said a council spokesman.

“That has now been done and we are currently assessing things and will update people as soon as we have more information.”

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