Closure of Grand Canal in Tullamore extended

Waterways Ireland has advised that the closure of the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Cox’s Bridge in Tullamore has been extended from March 4 until March 15 2013.

Waterways Ireland has advised that the closure of the Grand Canal from the Kilbeggan Bridge to Cox’s Bridge in Tullamore has been extended from March 4 until March 15 2013.

There will restricted navigation from the 26th Lock to the Kilbeggan Bridge due to reduced water levels of between 300mm and 400mm in this section of the canal.

The closure is to facilitate Tullamore Town Council’s construction of three footbridges and a new board walk in the Tullamore area.