Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Start date: April 15, 2022
End date: April 23, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 199, Micklethwaite Swing Bridge

Update on 21/04/2022:

We have received confirmation that the repair has been completed and the bridge is now available for self-operation. 

RESTRICTION (4.45pm Thursday 14 April 2022 until further notice)

Micklethwaite swingbridge has suffered a failure of a motor on one of the traffic barrier arms and is inoperable by customers.

A replacement motor is being sourced and will be available following the bank holiday.

Arrangements have therefore been made to provide assisted passage through the bridge at the following times, commencing on Friday 15th April 2022. No further passage will be available this evening (Thursday 14th April)

7:30 – 8am: downstream passage ahead of Bingley 5-rise opening to downhill traffic at 8am.

12:30 – 1pm: passage in both directions for those ascending Bingley 5-rise in the AM, or descending in the PM.

5:30 – 6pm: passage in both directions for those ascending Bingley 5-rise in the PM, or those laying over to descend the following morning.

A further update will be provided following the bank holiday. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.