Advice: Lock 66 to Lock 80, Rochdale Canal

Detail

From Date: 19/09/2023 11:30

To Date: 28/09/2023 15:45 inclusive

Type: Advice

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Rochdale Canal

Starts at: Lock 66 Tannersfield Highest

Ends at: Lock 80 Coal Pit Lower

Updates

28/09/2023 15:51

We are pleased to advise the sunken boat has now been removed from within the navigation.

25/09/2023 14:04

Please be advised, the sunken craft has been moved from Lock 74 and navigation has resumed between Lock 66 and Lock 80 on the Rochdale Canal.

Contractors will be onsite later this week to remove the craft from the navigation and an update will be provided by Thursday 28 September.

21/09/2023 14:07

Please be advised navigation remains closed between Lock 66 and Lock 82 on the Rochdale Canal due to a sunken boat blocking navigation at Lock 74.

We are currently arranging for its removal with our contractors and an update will be provided by Thursday 28 September.

Description

Please be advised navigation is currently closed between Lock 66 and Lock 82 on the Rochdale Canal due to a sunken boat blocking navigation at Lock 74.

Our teams are currently working on a method to have this removed and an update will be provided by Thursday 21 September.