Stainforth & Keadby Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Wykewell Lift Bridge NAVIGATION CLOSURE (2.45pm Tuesday 19 March 2019 until further notice) Part of the main bridge structure has failed. The bridge is currently out of action and the navigation is closed. CRT are currently mobilising teams to rectify this problem.
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River Thames

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bell Weir Lock RESTRICTION (Tuesday 19 March until Wednesday 27 March 2019) Lock Pedestal Upgrades Directions for navigation and general information during this incident:  We are installing a completely new operating system at Bell Weir Lock to improve reliability and ease of use for customers and our staff.  While our contractors are on […]
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Huddersfield Narrow Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Slaithwaite Sanitary Station Update on 19/03/2019: A blockage has been found between the pump out cabin and the facilities building which requires excavation work before a repair can be completed. Unfortunately, currently CRT are not in a position to be able to carry out this work. The facility for cassettes is in full working order. […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 177, Brewery Swing Bridge Update on 20/03/2019: The swing bridge has now been repaired and the navigation is open NAVIGATION CLOSURE (3pm Monday 18 March 2019 until further notice) Due to a hydraulic fault Brewery Swing Bridge is inoperable. Contractors will be on site tomorrow morning to repair.
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Sheffield & Tinsley Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Sheffield Bernard Road Bridge 5 RESTRICTION (1pm Monday 18 March 2019 until further notice) Update on 19/03/2019: The obstructions have now been removed. There are several obstructions in the canal at Bernard Road Bridge. Skippers please slow down and take care whilst navigating this area until the obstructions are removed by the Canal & River Trust's local team. […]
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Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 214, Milman Swing Bridge RESTRICTION (10.30am-12.30pm Tuesday 19 March 2019) Please be advised works are required to lay a new duct across the canal. Whilst the work is taking place, passage through the bridge will not be possible. Craft are advised to approach with caution.
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River Great Ouse

Stoppages & Restrictions

ADVICE (Monday 18 March until Friday 29 March 2019) Please be aware of contractors undertaking in-river tree maintenance work between Godmanchester and Brownshill Lock. Works involve the trimming of minor branches that are encroaching into the navigation window along the watercourse, with the aim of improving access and visibility wherever possible. These works will not […]
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Fossdyke Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 1, Torksey Lock NAVIGATION CLOSURE (12noon Sunday 17 March until Thursday 21 March 2019) The Environment Agency will be putting the floodgates at Torksey around midday on Sunday. This is due to rising tides and rainfall forecast in Derbyshire over the weekend. It is likely the gates will remain on until the middle of […]
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Stainforth & Keadby Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

CSF - Thorne Sanitary Station ADVICE (4pm Thursday 14 March 2019 until further notice) The elsan at Thorne Sanitary Station is out of order and works are required to excavate and replace piping. Before and during these works there will be no access to the elsan. The nearest alternative elsans are located at Keadby Sanitary Station, […]
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Grand Union Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Bridge 93A, Bletcham Way (H10) Thursday 14 March 2019 until further notice Type: Advice Reason: Information Original message: Please be advised that we have been made aware of a vandalised, partially submerged white fibreglass craft on the towpath side near bridge 93a Bletchley/Fenny Stratford, Grand Union Canal. The police and craft owner have been notified.
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Rochdale Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 74 Drunken Bridge Friday 15 March 2019 08:00 until Friday 5 April 2019 18:00 Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Maintenance Original message: Our specialist grouting contractors, OnSite, will be working in Lock 74 to seal leaks. The canal will be open to navigation, but boaters may need to be held for short periods to allow contractors […]
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River Trent

Stoppages & Restrictions

Newark Basin Flood Gates Thursday 14 March 2019 08:00 until further notice Type: Navigation Closure Reason: Information Original message: Due to the River Trent going into flood, we have had to close the Newark Flood Gates until further notice. Boaters have been asked not to travel along the Navigation at this time.
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South Stratford Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Starts At: Bridge 64, Timothy Road Ends At: Bridge 65, Birmingham Road TOWPATH CLOSURE (3pm Wednesday 13 March 2019 until further notice) We have closed the towpath between bridges 64 and 65 due to safety concerns, an adjacent bulding to the path here has a roof that has become unsafe.  Repairs to the roof will take place as […]
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Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

Stoppages & Restrictions

Lock 8 Wolverley Lock Update on 14/03/2019: Our contractors have managed to dredge a narrow route through the slippage that will allow boats to pass through under supervision. Further works to stabilise the embankment will be undertaken by Severn Trent & Worcestershire County Council in the near future. Although the canal is closed between Wolverley […]
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