Lock 75, Big Lock, Middlewich, Trent & Mersey Canal
From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00
To Date: 31/01/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Trent & Mersey Canal
Starts at: Lock 75, Big Lock
Ends at: Lock 75, Big Lock
Upstream winding hole: Wardle Junction
Downstream winding hole: Between Bridges 172 and 172a
Works to Lock 75 include repairs to the bottom gate cill, gate planking and chamber masonry. We will also be taking the opportunity presented by this closure to remove the damaged footbridge downstream of the lock.
The bridge will be transported off-site to be fully refurbished during the summer ready for repairs to the abutments and reinstallation of the bridge during Winter 2020.
Please be aware the towpath may need to be closed during the lifting of the bridge.
The dates for this closure are not affected.
Repair leakage through the bottom gate cill.
Repair gate planking and forebay chamber masonry.
Please note the new start date for this closure.