Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

CANAL CONNECTION

Completion of the Falkirk Wheel boatlift is expected to provide the final piece in the Millennium Link canal restoration project towards the end of 2001. Coast to coast navigation using the Forth & Clyde canal should be possible by Easter next year and the Union canal will be fully navigable by August 2001. By this time construction or restoration of 27 fixed and seven opening bridges will have been completed and 4.4km of new channel excavated. This includes 700m of cut into a tributary ...

Subscribe for full online access and get...

  • Full, instant access to all stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox
  • Monthly print magazine

Register for guest access to keep reading and get..

  • A free taste of other selected news stories
  • Daily email newsletters


Already have a subscription or ICE membership? or