Giant crane lifts bridge in place

Here the 4th beam is being lifted into place. PHOTO: Colin Wareing www.colinandcarolescreations.co.uk

In connection with the building of a new road around part of Wigan in Greater Manchester a new bridge is being built over the Leigh branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

On Monday and Tuesday this week (April 8-9), a giant crane was used to lift the six main beams that span the canal into place.

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