Weaver Navigation

Start date: February 25, 2021

Est. end if know: April 16, 2021

Stoppages & Restrictions

Winnington Swing Bridge

Update on 07/04/2021:

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. Our teams are booked to attend site on Monday to finalise the repairs and test the electrical barrier at Barnton Road.

A further update will be provided on Monday 12 April.

Update on 31/03/2021:

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The local authority is awaiting their contractor to re-fix the ducts back to the navigation bed. Whilst repairs remain ongoing, navigation will remain closed.

 

Update on 18/03/2021:

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The local authority’s contractors have been on site to repair the cables, and an additional contractor is scheduled to re-fix the ducts back to the navigation bed. Whilst repairs remain ongoing, navigation will remain closed.

 

Update on 10/03/2021:

Our teams are working with the local authority to investigate the issue with the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The repairs are more extensive than initially thought, and the local authority needs to carry out works to the cables before they can be re-fixed to the navigation bed. Whilst a method of repair is being organised, navigation will remain closed.

 

NAVIGATION CLOSURE (1.15pm Thursday 25 February 2021 until further notice)

Please be advised navigation is closed at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation to all vessels due to an issue with the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at the bridge.
We are working with the local authority to establish a method of repair.

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