Nipigon Bridge Work Completed Early

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Hatch Mott MacDonald is providing construction administration and technical oversight of the new Nipigon River Bridge, Ontario-s first cable-stayed bridge. Located along the TransCanada Highway east of Thunder Bay, the $106 million bridge is scheduled to open in the near future. (CNW Group/HATCH)
Hatch Mott MacDonald is providing construction administration and technical oversight of the new Nipigon River Bridge, Ontario-s first cable-stayed bridge. Located along the TransCanada Highway east of Thunder Bay, the $106 million bridge is scheduled to open in the near future. (CNW Group/HATCH)

Road closure
Road Construction Update

NIPIGON – Bridge work scheduled on the Nipigon Bridge for this weekend has been completed ahead of schedule.

The MTO advises, “Required work was completed ‎early this morning, therefore the additional two hour closure planned for Sunday, February 21 from 4:00 to 6:00 am  will not be required.  Additional short term closures of 15 minutes or less may still occur throughout the weekend while necessary bridge repairs are undertaken in order to open the bridge to two lanes of traffic by the end of the month”.

Motorists are reminded to obey and follow all traffic signage for the safety of both workers and drivers.

For the latest information on highway closures, the public can call 511, MTO’s Road Information Line or check www.ontario.ca/511.