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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 8th December, 2014)

A Load of Bollards


A Load of Bollards
M58, Orrell.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR-XR200VE)
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Comment by: Neil Cain on 8th December 2014 at 06:33

Interesting composition Mick. I've been told that when driving this motorway through under Moor Road they broke into old mine galleries and found a jacket hanging on a nail. Anyone know more?I am thinking it was the old Burgy Pits

Comment by: P C on 8th December 2014 at 07:43

At the start of this repair, the first job to be tasked was the speed cameras to be set up ( in the name of "health and safety" of course) Surely turning the street lighting would have been more benifical.

Comment by: joe graney on 8th December 2014 at 07:49

neil good question I look forward to the replies.

Comment by: A.W. on 8th December 2014 at 09:37

Neil, it is true old pit workings were found when the Orrell section of the Skelmersdale Bypass (M58) was built, not sure about the jacket on the nail though.

Comment by: Mick on 8th December 2014 at 13:31

Just spoke to an old neighbore who said he used to work at old Burgy Pits and he said do any of you know what colour the jacket was because he remembers that he lost his

Comment by: Dave on 8th December 2014 at 17:24

There not Bollards Mick, there Cones.

Comment by: Jude on 9th December 2014 at 16:24

Alan Partridge eat your heart out. Check you
Cone..tract!,

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