Froudes Culvert between Bridge 29 Froudes Lane and Bridge 30 Wickham Knight near Aldermaston

Detail

From Date: 30/07/2019 10:00

To Date: 06/09/2019 17:00 inclusive

Type: Towpath Closure

Reason: (Re)Construction

Is the towpath closed? Yes

Location

Closest waterway: Kennet & Avon Canal

Starts at: Bridge 29, Froud's Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 29, Froud's Bridge

Upstream winding hole: KA 022-008 Midgham 72 Foot Winding Hole

Downstream winding hole: KA 010-018 Winding hole, Sheffield 35ft

Updates

09/08/2019 10:25

Location: Froudes Culvert, KA-018-002, between Bridge 29 Froudes Lane and Bridge 30 Wickham Knight Until 6th September we are constructing a new culvert under the navigation to replace one that is failing. Unfortunately, as our works are adjacent and under the towpath, it is not possible to keep the towpath open. An alternative route will be signposted on the site fencing. Additionally, we need to use a pontoon in the navigation. We are trying to reduce disruption to boaters, however, occasionally we may still need to hold up boat traffic for two hours so that we can move our equipment around but this should be infrequent and only when necessary. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by our work.

Description

Location: Froudes Culvert, KA-018-002, between Bridge 29 Froudes Lane and Bridge 30 Wickham Knight Until 6th September we are constructing a new culvert under the navigation to replace one that is failing. Unfortunately, as our works are adjacent and under the towpath, it is not possible to keep the towpath open. An alternative route will be signposted on the site fencing. Additionally, we need to use a pontoon in the navigation. We are trying to reduce disruption to boaters, however, occasionally we may still need to hold up boat traffic for an hour so that we can move our equipment around. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by our work.