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Good news, Edgbaston tunnel towpath is about to be widened. Bad news, it will be closed for 10 weeks from 2nd January to 16th March 2018.

* Update: Closure due to start from 22nd January

https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/notice/10724/edgbaston-tunnel-worces...

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This over run is now surpassing even my pessimistic expectations.

Now due to open 20 May at 5pm?!!

I think they have overestimated the end date to allow for any further delays but hoping that they will finish sooner perhaps at the end of April. 

I'm told that they hit some technical problems and had to do a re-design or re-think hence lost some time. I don't think this was a routine job for CRT or their contractors.

Thanks for that - nice to see something is happening.

Hello

Does anyone know if the towpath is open now?

Thanks

Adam

It wasn't two hours ago.  

On Your Bike said:

Hello

Does anyone know if the towpath is open now?

Thanks

Adam

I think it will open on Friday 18th May if not sooner.

Who's wondering if they could bunny hop down all that now :-)

Steady on Danny MacAskill 

Keith Dodds said:

Who's wondering if they could bunny hop down all that now :-)

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