Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

April 19, 2012 17:43 ET

Burlington Canal Lift Bridge Closed to Marine Traffic for Testing

Lift bridge will be closed on Friday, April 20 to test the lift function; closed to road traffic until further notice

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2012) - On Friday, April 20, the bridge will be lowered from 3:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. to minimize disruption to marine traffic and allow for testing. Following the tests, the bridge will be lifted to allow marine passage to resume. The bridge remains closed to all road traffic.

PWGSC is working to resume road service with a limited lift schedule within the week.

As the situation develops, updates will be posted.

Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BRIDGE'S OPERATION:
    Dan Joyce
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    416-512-5962

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
    Meeta Bhimani
    Manager, Communications Ontario Region
    416-512-5650

    Media Relations Unit
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    819-956-2315