Last night for swing bridge closure

The swing bridge closure sign in M’Chigeeng reminds drivers that the Little Current swing bridge is closed to traffic from Monday, September 14 to Wednesday, September 16 from 11 pm to 6 am.

LITTLE CURRENT­––The Little Current swing bridge will see its final night of closure tonight, Wednesday, September 16, as warranty work is done to the bridge’s roadway.

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) gave notice that the bridge would be closed to traffic from Monday, September 14 to Wednesday, September 16 from 11 pm to 6 am with a brief opening at approximately 2:30 am to clear any traffic queues. The pedestrian walkway is not affected and was accessible during the closures. Measures are also in place to allow emergency services to cross the bridge in the event of an emergency, according to the MTO.

The closure is to carry out warranty work on two of the bridge’s new skid-resistant panels.