Restriction: Sutton Swingbridge, Weaver Navigation

Detail

From Date: 04/01/2024 11:00

To Date: 08/03/2024 00:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Information

Is the towpath closed? No

Location

Closest waterway: Weaver Navigation

Starts at: Sutton Swingbridge

Ends at: Sutton Swingbridge

Updates

08/03/2024 12:57

We are pleased to advise restrictions have been removed at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation, as the team have successfully removed the water within the pontoon, which was preventing the bridge from being safely operated. 

23/02/2024 15:15

Please be advised navigation remains restricted to boats with an air draught no greater than 9ft 0ins / 2.74m at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation due to water within the pontoon preventing the bridge from being safely operated. 

Our local team and engineers have established a methodology to pump the water out of the bridge pontoons and the work will be scheduled within the coming weeks. 

Please note if your boat dimensions are suitable for a passage through Anderton Boat Lift, these restrictions do not apply. 

A further update will be provided by Friday 8 March.

09/02/2024 13:38

Please be advised navigation remains restricted to boats with an air draught no greater than 9ft 0ins / 2.74m at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation due to water within the pontoon preventing the bridge from being safely operated. 

Our local team and engineers have established a methodology to pump the water out of the bridge pontoons and the work will be scheduled within the coming weeks. 

Please note if your boat dimensions are suitable for a passage through Anderton Boat Lift, these restrictions do not apply. 

A further update will be provided by Friday 23 February. 

26/01/2024 14:35

Please be advised navigation remains restricted to boats with an air draught no greater than 9ft 0ins / 2.74m at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation due to water within the pontoon preventing the bridge from being safely operated. 

Our local team and engineers have established a methodology to pump the water out of the bridge pontoons and the work will be scheduled within the coming weeks. 

Please note if your boat dimensions are suitable for a passage through Anderton Boat Lift, these restrictions do not apply. 

A further update will be provided by Friday 9 February. 

12/01/2024 14:05

Please be advised navigation remains restricted to boats with an air draught no greater than 9ft 0ins / 2.74m at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation due to water within the pontoon preventing the bridge from being safely operated.

Our local team and engineers have established a methodology to pump the water out of the bridge pontoons and the work will be scheduled in within the coming weeks.

Please note if your boat dimensions are suitable for a passage through Anderton Boat Lift, these restrictions do not apply.

A further update will be provided by Friday 26 January.

Description

Please be advised navigation is restricted to boats with an air draught no greater than 9ft 0ins / 2.74m at Sutton Weaver Swing Bridge on the Weaver Navigation due to water within the pontoon preventing the bridge from being safely operated.

Our local team and engineers are currently arranging for the water to be pumped out and removed from the structure.

Please note if your boat dimensions are suitable for a passage through Anderton Boat Lift, these restrictions do not apply.

A further update will be provided by Friday 12 January.