Overhead line equipment installation

posted 25 Mar 2013, 04:25 by Rochdale TC

To make you aware of the work to install the overhead line equipment. There will be overnight works which will involve the temporary closure of a section of Drake Street, between Water Street and Oldham Road. Installation of the overhead line equipment on the section of the Metrolink alignment on Drake Street, between Oldham Road and Water Street, will require this section of Drake Street to be closed to all traffic on Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th, Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March between approximately 9pm and 4am. This work involves the installation of poles and equipment which will support the overhead power lines for the Rochdale town centre Metrolink extension. This will involve small teams of workers using lifting equipment and plant to position and install the poles and equipment.