Lock 83, Wigan and Lock 68, Wigan

Detail

From Date: 30/01/2023 08:00

To Date: 24/02/2023 16:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Lock 83, Lock 19

Ends at: Lock 68, Lock 4

Upstream winding hole: Winding Hole, Haigh Park Rowing bridge, upstream of Bridge 60.

Downstream winding hole: Canal junction with Leigh Branch.

Description

A stoppage is required to carry out the following on both Locks 83 and 68 at Wigan. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Resin grouting will be put behind the lock walls to fill up any voids and prevent deterioration of the lock structure.