From Date: 06/01/2020 08:00
To Date: 02/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal
Starts at: Lock 65 Alfred Street
Ends at: Lock 83 Brownsfield
Upstream winding hole: Above Bridge 76A, Rochdale canal
Downstream winding hole: Below Lock 83, Rochdale canal
Following the completion of the repairs to Locks 71, 79 & 82, we are pleased to advise that the canal and towpath are now open to our customers.
Bridge 82 to 83: The project for the wash walls and the towpath repairs have been deferred and will form part of a larger enterprise project at a later date which is still to be confirmed.
Between Lock 65 and Lock 82, carry out repairs as follows.
Bridge 82 to 83: washwall and towpath repairs.
Lock 71: repairs to the top gate and cill to reduce leakage.
Lock 79, Coal Pit Middle: repair leakage through tail gate cill.
Lock 82, Great Ancoats Street: repair fenders and dislodged timber.
Please note the amended scope of works included in this stoppage.