Plank Lane Lift Bridge - Leigh Branch of the Leeds & Liverpool Canal


From Date: 03/10/2016 00:00

To Date: 07/10/2016 05:00 inclusive

Type: Navigation Restriction

Reason: Repair

Is the towpath closed? No


Closest waterway: Leigh Branch (Leeds & Liverpool Canal)

Starts at: Bridge 7, Plank Lane Lift Bridge

Ends at: Bridge 7, Plank Lane Lift Bridge


07/10/2016 14:30

Both navigation and road will open for full access by 5pm today.


Following the recent navigation closure at Plank Lane Lift Bridge, the one week road closure required to undertake repair works commenced on Monday 3 October.  During this time, the canal remains open to navigation.  However, boaters may be asked to wait for up to two hours while our teams clear the area accordingly.  Please follow the advice of Canal & River Trust representatives on site at all times.

An update will be issued on Friday 7 October.