Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Lord Selkirk Bridge closing Thursday for testing

The Lord Selkirk Bridge in Wallaceburg will be closed to traffic on Thursday, May 7, 2020.

Chatham-Kent officials say the closure is due to bridge testing and commissioning.

All lanes will be closed at the bridge between Dufferin Avenue and Wallace Street between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Detours will be set up, Municipal officials say.

Local and commercial traffic may use: Dufferin Avenue, to Wellington Street, to Fork Street, to Margaret Avenue, to Murray Street (Hwy. 40) to Reaume Avenue.

Highway 40 and heavy traffic may use: Murray Street (Hwy. 40), to Base Line, to Old Glass Road, to Mason Street, to Arnold Street, to Dufferin Avenue.

The bridge underwent a $5.3-million rehabilitation last year.

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