New Junction Canal now open

Published: Friday, 11 August 2017

Quick attention to Sykehouse Road Bridge on the New Junction Canal after a heavy goods vehicle has damaged the barrier, means it is now working and the navigation open.

Sykhouse Road BrThe vehicle made the bridge inoperable in the closed position, so the navigation was closed whilst engineers attended Keith Gudgin tells us.

Failed to stop

The vehicle failed to stop at the barrier and clouted it, putting the mechanism out of action.

The New Junction Canal connects the Sheffield & South Yorkshire Navigation and the Trent with the Aire & Calder Navigation.