Bridge 17, Cottam Hall Bridge to Bridge 18, Malt Kiln Bridge, Lancaster Canal
From Date: 27/09/2021 08:00
To Date: 03/12/2021 17:00 inclusive
Type: Towpath Closure
Is the towpath closed? Yes
Closest waterway: Lancaster Canal
Starts at: Bridge 17, Cottam Hall Bridge
Ends at: Bridge 18, Malt Kiln Bridge
Our contractor is continuing to lay the final surfacing between Bridge 17, Cottam Hall Bridge and Bridge 18, Malt Kiln Bridge on the Lancaster Canal.
Sections of the towpath will re-open with pedestrian management in place as the works progress through the week.
Works are scheduled to be complete, with the towpath fully re-open by 5pm, Friday 3 December.
Pleased be advised our contractor is currently continuing to lay the final towpath surface.
For the safety of our users, the towpath will remain closed until the surface works are completed
A further update will be provided Monday 29th November.
Please be advised our contractor is currently addressing some issues with the banking between Bridge 17, Cottam Hall Bridge and Bridge 18, Malt Kiln Bridge on the Lancaster Canal that are affecting the full re-opening of the towpath.
An update will be provided on Wednesday 24 November.
Please be advised unforeseen contractor resource issues, and recent heavy rainfall has impacted on the towpath improvement works between Bridge 17, Cottam Hall Bridge and Bridge 18, Malt Kiln Bridge and the programme of works have been delayed by 2 weeks.
These improvement works are now currently scheduled to finish by 5pm Friday, 19 November.
Please note, due to the delay in works between Bridge 16, Cottam Mill Bridge and Towpath Bridge at Ribble Link Basin, these works will now take place from Monday 27 September, to and inclusive of, Friday 5 November.
Please be advised that our contractors will be onsite between Bridge 17 and 18 on the Lancaster Canal carrying out the towpath surface improvements.
The towpath will be closed for the safety of our users and contractors.
Although the navigation will remain open, we politely ask customers to approach the area with caution and listen to any advice that may be given by our contractors.