Bridge washing continues next week

Media Release

August 13, 2021


Wallaceburg bridges among those to be cleaned next week

Seasonal bridge washing throughout the municipality continues next week with major bridges in Wallaceburg among those being cleaned.

Monday morning August 16, workers will be at the Base Line Bridge with primarily single lane closures using flaggers. There may be short intermittent full closures to open the bridge to access certain areas. There may be minor delays, similar to if the bridge was to be opened for passing boaters.

The work will move to the Murray Street Bridge in the afternoon with some minor lane restrictions

On Tuesday August 17, the Lord Selkirk Bridge will be fully closed for the majority of the day for cleaning. The bridge will be reopened to regular and pedestrian at the end of the workday.

On Wednesday August 18, cleaning will shift to the Dundas Bridge.

Also on Wednesday, bridges in Raleigh Township, including: Fifth Line East, Dillon Road and Sixth Line over Raleigh Plains Drain and Drake Road over Government No. 2 Drain will be cleaned.

On Thursday August 19, three Raleigh Township bridges, including Sixth Line West over Finn and Cooper Drain, Seventh Line West and Bloomfield Road all over Flook and Hinton Drain. Three bridges in Tilbury East Township will also be cleaned, including Queens Line and Coutts Line over Government Drain No. 1 and Tecumseh Line over Jeannette’s Creek.

On Friday August 20, six bridges in Tilbury East will be cleaned, including: Middleton Line, Klondyke Road and Third Concession Line over Two Creeks Drain; Tecumseh Line and Coutts Line over Baptiste Creek, and Coutts Line over King and Whittle Drain.



Media Contact:
Jim Blake
Communications Officer
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
519-360-1998 x 3624


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