Trent & Mersey Canal

Start date: November 10, 2020

Est. end if know: November 30, 2020

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Bridge 184
Ends At: Bridge 185, Griffiths

Update on 18/11/2020:

Our teams have completed CCTV surveys of the culvert which crosses the canal between Bridge 184 and Bridge 185, Griffiths on the Trent & Mersey Canal. Investigations have revealed damage to the timber box culvert resulting in leakage from the canal bed.

We are now working with the local authorities to develop a repair design for the works before we begin construction. A further meeting is taking place on Friday with the relevant organisations to discuss the proposed design. Once this design is in place, we will be in a better position to outline timescales for the repair.

A further update will be provided by Wednesday 25 November.

Update on 11/11/2020:

Contractors have been to site this week to set up the pumps and install the dams surrounding the culvert between Bridge 184 and Bridge 185, Griffiths on the Trent & Mersey Canal.

We will be back onsite tomorrow to complete a fish rescue and dewater the affected area.

A meeting onsite with our contractors will then take place on Friday to establish the works needed to repair the culvert and towpath.

 

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (5pm Monday 9 November 2020 until further notice)

Please be advised navigation and towpath are closed between Bridge 184 and Bridge 185, Griffiths on the Trent & Mersey Canal due to a leaking culvert and towpath.
Navigation and towpath will remain closed whilst our team assess the damage to the culvert and towpath.

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