Lock 62 (Johnson's Hillock) - Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Notice Details
From Date:
20th April 2016
To Date:
26th April 2016 at 12:00 inclusive
Type:
Navigation Closure
Reason:
Repair
Notice updates:
25/04/2016 @ 10:25

Works to replace the damaged cill have now taken place, with concreting works completed late yesterday afternoon.  The concrete will need a day to set and we aim to have Lock 62 open to navigation again tomorrow morning (26 April 2016).

22/04/2016 @ 15:34

Lock 62 has been de-watered and silt removal works have commenced.  There is a large amount of silt in the lock and this will take time to fully remove.  Following this, the cill will be removed, cleaned and then fixed back in to position.

A progress update will be issued on Monday 25 April 2016.

20/04/2016 @ 17:06

The team have been investigating the problem and an issue with the cill has been identified.

An update will be issued on Friday 21 April.

Description:

An issue has been identified at Lock 62, Johnson's Hillocks on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal which requires de-watering for investigations.  As such, the navigation will be closed until further notice.

An update will be issued later today.

Location:
Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Starts At:
Lock 62, Lock 5
Ends At:
Lock 62, Lock 5
Up Stream Winding Hole:
between locks 60 & 61
Down Stream Winding Hole:
betweeb bridges 79 (Knowley Bridge) & 80 (Moss Lane Bridge)
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