Photos showing progress on the construction of the Liverpool Canal Link, October 31st 2008. [Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, Page 4]
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The canal enters a new lock constructed in a corner of Princes Dock.
The new lock in Princes Dock showing the head gates, walkways, paddle gear, balance beam sweeps and, on the left, the landing area.
Looking down onto the new lock in Princes Dock, showing the downstream landing area. The lock-side platforms will hang out over the water to give an impression of the lock floating.
The chamber of the new lock in Princes Dock, showing the tail gates and cill.
Looking back towards the tunnel from the tail gates of the new lock in Princes Dock .
The head gates and cill of the new lock in Princes Dock.
The footbridge across Princes Dock has now been raised to give navigable headroom.
The new bridge under construction at the north end of Princes Dock, leading to Princes Half Tide Dock.
Click on the links below to see earlier photos of work on the Canal Link.