Base Line Bridge Rehabilitation Update, Community of Wallaceburg

May 14, 2021

Media Release

Base Line Bridge Rehabilitation Update
Community of Wallaceburg

The Base Line Bridge over the Sydenham River, in the Community of Wallaceburg, will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic Monday May 17, 2021 and Tuesday May 18, 2021 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to commission and balance the bridge.

There will be intermittent closures for the remainder of the week (ending Friday May 21st) as the bridge will be operated throughout the day to continue work on the balancing and commissioning.

Small boats will continue to have access, however large boats requiring the bridge to be opened will not have access until further notice.

Please note that the dates and timelines mentioned above are weather-dependent.

For updates on this and all other projects within Chatham-Kent, please refer to

Thank you for your co-operation.

For more information contact

Brendan Falkner, P.Eng.
Manager, Engineering
Engineering & Transportation Division