From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00
To Date: 13/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Starts at: Bridge 59, Monk Hall Bridge
Ends at: Lock 85, Lock 21
Upstream winding hole: At the top of Wigan Flight, Lock 65
Downstream winding hole: Junction with the Leigh branch between Lock 85 and Lock 86
Our delivery teams have reviewed the work to be carried out on the Wigan Flight which will now include:
Lock 79 (15): Remove and fully refurbish the bottom gates, including replacing timbers where required. Remove the top gates and install new replacement gates.
Lock 67 (3): Remove the bottom gates and install new replacement gates. Fit an extension to the lock ladder.
The dates for this stoppage have not been affected.
Lock 79 (15): Replace lock gates and kickers.
Lock 67 (3): Replace bottom gates and extend lock ladder.
Please note the new start date for this closure.