Navigation Restriction, Hayhurst Swing Bridge, Weaver Navigation

Detail

From Date: 26/05/2022 11:30

To Date: On-going

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Weaver Navigation

Starts at: Hayhurst Swing Bridge

Ends at: Hayhurst Swing Bridge

Updates

22/07/2022 15:39

Please be advised navigation remains closed to larger vessels with an air draught of 14ft 6ins / 4.42m or greater at Hayhurst Swing Bridge, Northwich on the Weaver Navigation due to an operating fault preventing the bridge from being swung.

Our teams continue to investigate the issue and are planning to dewater the floating pontoon sections, which provided uplift for the bridge, to establish the cause of the issue.  

A further update will be provided by Wednesday, 31 August.

24/06/2022 15:57

Please be advised navigation remains closed to larger vessels with an air draught of 14ft 6ins / 4.42m or greater at Hayhurst Swing Bridge, Northwich on the Weaver Navigation due to an operating fault preventing the bridge from being swung.

Our teams have found that one of the flotation tanks has water within it. Our specialist contractor is currently designing a method of repair. We will then need to obtain a road closure from the local council to complete the works.

A further update will be provided by Friday, 22 July.

Description

Please be advised navigation is closed to larger vessels with an air draught of 14ft 6ins / 4.42m or greater at Hayhurst Swing Bridge, Northwich on the Weaver Navigation due to an operating fault preventing the bridge from being swung.

Our local team and engineers have been to site and discussions have begun to establish a method of repair.

An update will be provided by Friday, 24 June.