Overnight closure - New bridge A629 roadwork improvements, Elland


From Date: 21/02/2022 17:30

To Date: 01/04/2022 06:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: 3rd Party Works

Is the towpath closed? Yes


Closest waterway: Calder & Hebble Navigation

Starts at: Bridge 11, Stainland Bridge

Ends at: Lock 4, Longlees


04/02/2022 07:42

Contractors have advised that the piles, which are coming from Europe, have been delayed because of Covid restrictions.

The work will now start on 21st February when they are delivered.


Contractors are carrying out piling work in relation to the installation of a new bridge associated with the A629 roadwork improvements.

Navigation traffic should not be affected as this is an overnight stoppage.

The pontoons being used may cause a restriction in the width of the canal during the daytime but boat passage will not be effected.

Can skippers of all craft slow down when approaching the site and follow any instructions given.

Please see separate notice regarding towpath diversion route.