Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

April 26, 2012 06:00 ET

REMINDER: The La Salle Causeway Bascule Lift Bridge Closed to Road Traffic April 26, 2012

KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 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:

  • Thursday, April 26, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The closure will allow maintenance and regular annual testing to take place.

During this testing period, the bridge will be open for marine passage from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Any boat operators wishing to move through the causeway should have their vessels in position before 2:00 p.m.

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 this closure 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