Monthly Archives: March 2014

IMPORTANT – Holme Lock

Whilst carrying out the planned repairs to the gate at Holme Lock, the floor of the lock downstream of the bottom gates suffered a failure resulting in a large ingress of water.  Although the precise nature of the failure is … Continue reading

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EAST MIDLANDS TIDAL LOCKS – OPENING HOURS

After a review of the opening hours at the Tidal Locks (Cromwell, Torksey, West Stockwith and Boston) within the East Midlands, I am proposing some changes upon which I would appreciate your views.  I believe these changes will provide a … Continue reading

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Boothferry Road Bridge Monday 31 March 2014 09:00 until further notice

Booking Information The East Ridding of Yorkshire Council is proposing to revise its operating procedures at Boothferry Bridge. Although the proposed operating procedure will involve a booking system for operations outside of core time the bridge will always remain available … Continue reading

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Information Notice – River Trent – Traffic Lights at Cromwell Lock

The East Midlands Waterway is currently undertaking a programme of works to upgrade the traffic lights at lock sites around the waterway; the teams will next be working at Cromwell Lock; Boaters need to be aware that whist these works … Continue reading

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Navigation restriction notice: River Ouse

Notice Alert Selby Toll Road Bridge Wednesday 26 February 2014 10:00 until further notice Type: Navigation Restriction Reason: Structure failure Original message: North Yorkshire Council have informed us that because of mechanical failure Selby Toll Bridge is unable to swing. … Continue reading

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