From Date: 03/02/2020 08:00
To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Reason: 3rd Party Works
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Grand Union Canal
Starts at: Lock 54
Ends at: Lock 55, Rising Sun
Upstream winding hole: Between Bridge 136A & Bridge 137 (Cow Roast)
Downstream winding hole: Between Bridge 147A & Bridge 147B (Winkwell)
Hertfordshire County Council has requested a delay to the start of the stoppage at Ravens Lane Road Bridge, Berkhamsted, where they will carry out major refurbishment and strengthening works to the underside of the bridge.
The navigation will now be closed from 3rd February 2020 but the end date of the closure will not be affected.
We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this short notice of the change of start date may cause to those boating and using the towpath in the area.
Hertfordshire County Council’s contractors will carry out major refurbishment and strengthening works at Bridge 142, Ravens Land Road Bridge, as previously planned.
However, repairs to Bridge 140C, Lower Kings Road Bridge, have not been confirmed.
The dates of this closure are not affected by the change.
Hertfordshire County Council contractors will be carrying out major refurbishment and strengthening works to the underside of the canal crossing road bridge.
The contractors have yet to confirm the exact dates for this closure. We will update this notice once further information is available.