12th April, 11.20am
Repairs to Laggan bridge have been completed successfully and the canal has reopened to boat traffic.
Thanks for everyone’s patience during the works.
11th April, 2.20pm
A82 has now reopened to road traffic however it is currently closed to boat traffic whilst repairs are complete.
11th April, 12pm
BEAR Scotland has established what has caused the failure and are investigating the issue further. Our staff are on site to assist with repairs.
11th April, 11am
The A82 at Laggan Bridge on the Caledonian Canal is currently closed to road traffic due to a mechanical failure. Engineers from BEAR Scotland, who maintain the bridge, are currently on site. An update will be provided once the initial assessment is carried out.
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