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Sea wall's drainage system put in
Artist's impression of the new sea wall
The new sea wall in Blackpool is costing about 70m to complete
Work to rebuild Blackpool's sea wall is continuing with the installation of a surface water drainage system along the central section.

Contractors will begin work on the Promenade between Yorkshire Street and New Bonny Street on Monday.

The installation process is being split into three phases, with the first round expected to be completed by 6 February.

Lane restrictions will be in place for both the southbound and northbound carriageway with a contraflow in place.

Easter break

The second phase at the junction of the Promenade and Chapel Street will run from 7 February to 28 February - with the final phase along New Bonny Street and Chapel Street taking place between 29 February and 2 May.

No work will be carried out over Easter.

About 70m is being spent on a complete rebuild of the 3.2km (1.9 mile) wall between the Sandcastle and North Pier.

The scheme will see areas of soft landscaping on the promenade, pedestrian crossings across the tramway and better landscaping.



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