Goldshill Stop Railway Bridge, Tame Valley Canal
From Date: 13/06/2022 08:00
To Date: 31/07/2022 17:00 inclusive
Reason: 3rd Party Works
Is the towpath closed? No
Closest waterway: Tame Valley Canal
Starts at: Goldshill Stop Railway Bridge
Ends at: Goldshill Stop Railway Bridge
Bird mesh installation and brickwork repairs on central pier have been completed and the pontoon has been removed from canal.
Contractors will need to come back to complete further brickwork repairs and to install the bird mesh to both abutments, but these works will be carried out without closing the towpath or restricting the navigation. Banksmen and signage will be utilised to manage towpath users.
The bird mesh fabricators are unable to complete their installation until 01/07/2022.
The Northern towpath will remain closed, and the pontoon installed to one side of the central pier until 01/07/2022.
Towpath access past the bridge will still be available on the Southern towpath side. Navigation will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site.
Midland Metro will be returning on site to complete works, following the installation of the new bridge deck.
The southern towpath will be restricted while brick repair works are completed.
On the 30th May, the southern towpath restriction will be removed and the northern towpath will be closed, with pontoons installed across half of the width of navigation until 10th June.
Access past the bridge will still be available on the southern towpath, and navigation traffic will be restricted to single lane traffic through the site.
Banksmen and signage will be utilised to manage canal traffic. We kindly remind boaters to take extra care when passing this section.