Many of the bridges in Blackpool are in a bad state of repair. To ensure that these bridges will remain open to traffic into the future, 10 of Blackpool's key bridges will be undergoing a massive repair programme over the next 5 years.

Squires Gate Bridge

Work needs to take place to replace the carriageway on Squires Gate Bridge. At the same time, concrete and steel beams supporting the bridge which have weakened over time will be replaced.

This means that the bridge will be closed so that we can carry out the works.

Work will start on Tuesday 7 November and is expected to be completed by the end of March 2018.

During this time Squires Gate Lane will be closed to traffic between Clifton Drive and Brixham Place.

Pedestrian access to both bridges will be maintained at all times while the works are undertaken.

See details of road closure and diversion

Visit the Blackpool Transport website for details of service disruptions.

Harrowside Bridge

We are aware that Harrowside bridge has been deteriorating and recent checks have revealed that steel reinforcements have corroded by 40%.

This means that the bridge needs to be closed immediately for safety reasons whilst we plan the repair work.  

Work to repair and upgrade Harrowside Bridge will take place in conjuction with the repairs on Squires Gate Bridge and is expected to re-open an the end of march 2018.

Pedestrian access to both bridges will be maintained at all times while the works are undertaken

See details of road closure and diversion

Visit the Blackpool Transport website for details of service disruptions.