Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

April 27, 2012 14:00 ET

La Salle Causeway Bascule Lift Bridge-Evening Closures to All Traffic Week of April 30, 2012

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 27, 2012) - Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise all residents and boaters that the La Salle Causeway Bascule Lift Bridge in Kingston, Ontario, will be closed to all road traffic on:

  • Monday, April 30, 2012, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2012, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2012, from 10:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

  • Thursday, May 3, 2012, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

  • Friday, May 4, 2012, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

  • Saturday, May 5, 2012, from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

The La Salle Causeway will remain closed to marine traffic until maintenance and tests are completed.

These closures will allow maintenance and regular annual testing to take place.

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

  • 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