Deansgate Railway Viaduct


From Date: 25/10/2020 08:00

To Date: 30/10/2020 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Deansgate Railway Viaduct

Ends at: Deansgate Railway Viaduct

Upstream winding hole: n/a

Downstream winding hole: n/a


Please be advised Third party contractors will be onsite at Deansgate Railway Viaduct on the Rochdale Canal to undertake an inspection of the bridge.

Inspections will be via roped access, beam clamps onto the girders to do the deck. A pontoon and safety boat will be onsite too.  No vehicle access will be permitted along the towpath, all equipment to be manual handled or floated into position.

Towpath access is to be maintained at all times and although the navigation will remain open, we politely ask customers to approach the area with caution,  listen  to any advice that maybe given by the third party contractors and be prepared to stop if necessary.