Public Works and Government Services Canada



Public Works and Government Services Canada

December 06, 2012 16:16 ET

Burlington Canal Lift Bridge-Closures

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 6, 2012) - Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise all residents that the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge located in Hamilton, Ontario, will be closed to all road traffic from 12:01 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2012, to 6:00 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2012, inclusive.

In addition, the canal will be closed to all marine traffic on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., but will otherwise remain open to marine traffic during this period.

The closures will allow scheduled repairs to take place.

For the most current updates on these closures, visit http://twitter.com/pwgsc_tpsgc/.

If weather or site conditions prevent the completion of work during the above time frame, the scheduled work will be completed the following night(s) as conditions permit. Further notices will be issued as required.

Safety is a top priority for PWGSC and we are committed to ensuring the continued integrity of the bridges we manage. We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause and thank everyone for their understanding.

Contact Information

  • Meeta Gandhi
    Manager, Communications, Ontario Region
    416-512-5650

    Media Relations Unit, Ontario Region
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    416-512-5550