Macclesfield canal, Bridge 61 (Buxton Road Bridge) and Bridge 66 Townfield.


From Date: 23/06/2018 13:00

To Date: 01/10/2018 00:00 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Macclesfield Canal

Starts at: Bridge 61, Congleton Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 66, Townfield Bridge


The towpath is closed between bridges 61 & 66. This is due to bridge 61 been hit by a vehicle overnight.

The access point at bridge 61 to the towpath remains open.

Our teams and engineers will be carrying out inspections to the bridge so they can insure it's made safe. 

Over the weekend there may be a short delay to boat traffic while our team's install emergency safety measures around the bridge. 

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause and we will be able to provide an update when the inspections have being completed.