Thursday, December 12, 2019

Expect delays at the Lord Selkirk Bridge

Residents can expect delays at the Lord Selkirk Bridge over the Sydenham River in Wallaceburg on Monday, December 2.

Municipality of Chatham-Kent staff say “operational testing procedures” will be taking place on the bridge, which is between Dufferin Avenue and Wallace Street.

“All lanes will be intermittently closed to all traffic, including Emergency Services,” Municipal staff said in a press release.

Staff says James Street will be closed at McNaughton Avenue and there will be only local traffic and Emergency Services only from Johnson Street to McNaughton Avenue.

The detour route is as follows for Highway 40 and heavy traffic: Murray Street (Hwy 40) – Base Line – Old Glass Road – Mason Street – Arnold Street – Dufferin Avenue.

The local/commercial traffic detour is as follows: Dufferin Avenue – Wellington Street – Fork Street – Margaret Avenue – Murray Street (Hwy 40) – Reaume Avenue.

The work will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more background about the recent construction at the bridge, click here.

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