Bridge 181, Snaygill Swing Bridge


From Date: 25/02/2023 17:00

To Date: 25/02/2023 17:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Closure

Reason: Boat damage

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Starts at: Bridge 181, Snaygill Swing Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 181, Snaygill Swing Bridge


26/02/2023 16:21

The bridge has now been repaired and tested. Navigation has reopened.


The swing bridge currently cannot be opened to boat traffic due to damage to the swinging mechanism. A team have attended but were unable to carry out a repair on the spot.

The team will return in the morning, Sunday 26th February with further equipment and materials, to attempt to swing the bridge for boat traffic and carry out a repair.

This notice will be updated with further information as soon as possible.