Message from Lancashire Highways:
Unfortunately, a number of factors are complicating the installation of new barriers. Our favoured design will impact upon subterranean BT fittings, and we are still awaiting agreement and costs from BT – although we do not expect costs to be prohibitive.
Depending on this outcome, we may also require additional permits to work in the river, and we are as yet unsure of timescales for this.
We will then need to co-ordinate with contractors, the traffic management company and so on. This is making completion by the end of June challenging, and we cannot confirm a precise programme at present.