Winnington Swing Bridge, Weaver Navigation

Detail

From Date: 25/02/2021 13:15

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Weaver Navigation

Starts at: Winnington Swing Bridge

Ends at: Winnington Swing Bridge

Updates

07/04/2021 14:45

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. Our teams are booked to attend site on Monday to finalise the repairs and test the electrical barrier at Barnton Road.

A further update will be provided on Monday 12 April.

31/03/2021 15:14

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The local authority is awaiting their contractor to re-fix the ducts back to the navigation bed. Whilst repairs remain ongoing, navigation will remain closed.

A further update will be provided on Wednesday, 7 April.

18/03/2021 16:09

Our teams continue to work with the local authority to repair the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The local authority’s contractors have been on site to repair the cables, and an additional contractor is scheduled to re-fix the ducts back to the navigation bed. Whilst repairs remain ongoing, navigation will remain closed.

A further update will be provided on Wednesday, 31 March.

10/03/2021 13:50

Our teams are working with the local authority to investigate the issue with the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation. The repairs are more extensive than initially thought, and the local authority needs to carry out works to the cables before they can be re-fixed to the navigation bed. Whilst a method of repair is being organised, navigation will remain closed.

A further update will be provided on Thursday, 18 March.

Description

Please be advised navigation is closed at Winnington Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation to all vessels due to an issue with the duct that carries the cables which control the traffic signals at the bridge.

We are working with the local authority to establish a method of repair and an update will be provided by Thursday, 11 March.