Bridge 148, New Road Bridge - Shropshire Union Cnal

Detail

From Date: 17/08/2020 08:00

To Date: 29/08/2020 17:00 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Shropshire Union Canal

Starts at: New Road Bridge 148

Ends at: New Road Bridge 148

Updates

30/07/2020 13:28

As the repairs to Bridge 148 are taking longer than expected please note the amended dates for the 3rd party works is as follows:

Monday 17th August to, and inclusive of Saturday 29th August

All other details remain the same

09/07/2020 16:06

Please note the amended dates for these third-party works are as follows:

Monday 10 August to, and inclusive of, Saturday 22 August.

All details remain the same.

Please be advised third-party contractors, working for Cheshire West & Chester Council, will be onsite to carry out repairs and repainting the parapet handrails on both sides of Bridge 148, New Road Bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal.

To be able to carry out maintenance of the bridge & parapet, temporary overhead scaffold will be in place. We politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and be prepared to stop if asked to do so. Please listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen to take note of the signage onsite.

Please continue to follow the government advice regarding coronavirus – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

You can read more on our response to the coronavirus crisis here.

Description

Please be advised Third party contractors, working for Cheshire West & Chester Council, will be onsite to carry out repairs and repainting the parapet handrails on both sides of Bridge 148, New Road Bridge on the Shropshire Union Canal.

To be able to carry out maintenance of the bridge & parapet, temporary overhead scaffold will be in place. We politely request all customers to approach the area with caution and be prepared to stop if asked to do so. Please listen to any advice that may be given by the onsite banksmen to take note of the signage onsite.

NB According to current Government guidelines, boaters are not presently allowed to remain on their boats overnight, unless they live aboard. This situation is likely to change in early July at the point when restrictions are lifted on the use of caravans and holiday cottages etc.

Please continue to follow the government advice regarding coronavirus – stay alert, control the virus, save lives.

You can read more on our response to the coronavirus crisis here