From Date: 23/01/2020 00:00
To Date: 27/03/2020 16:00 inclusive
Type: Navigation Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal
Starts at: Bridge 63, Red Rock Bridge
Ends at: Bridge 64, Arley Bridge
We are pleased to advise the dams at Arley Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal are being removed today and the canal will be open to navigation from 4pm.
Remember, as part of efforts to tackle the Coronavirus crisis, we are asking all boaters to stop non-essential travel, so please limit movements to access vital facilities – you can see more at https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/enjoy-the-waterways/safety-on-our-waterways/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-boating-faqs
The repair to Arley Aqueduct is complete, with successful testing completed today.
Our contractors are demobilising from site this week, with hope to have canal navigation open Friday 27 March.
An update will be provided Friday.
We are in the final stage of the repair at Arley Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal. Repairs are ongoing with the Ground Penetrating Survey taking place today and relining and testing scheduled later this week.
An update will be provided Monday 23 March, with hope that the dams can be removed the same day.
During the final stages of the repair at Arley Aqueduct, a new leak has appeared in the aqueduct abutment wall. Additional grouting is underway to stem the leak, however this has resulted in a delay in reopening the navigation. We anticipate the additional works will take 2 weeks to complete.
An update will be provided Monday, 16 March 2020.
Works to repair the leak at Arley Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal have progressed well, however due to the recent weather conditions, our contractors have experienced a slight delay.
An update will be provided Friday 6 March 2020.
The dams have been installed onsite and investigations are well underway onsite at Arley Aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.
We anticipate the repairs will take a minimum of 4 weeks and an update will be provided Friday 28 February 2020.
Please be advised navigation is closed between Bridge 63, Red Rock Bridge and Bridge 64, Arley Bridge on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal due to a leak at Arley Aqueduct.
The local team have implemented temporary measures until the dams can be installed to enable our team to investigate further and carry out a repair.
An update will be provided Thursday 30 January.