Public Advisory: Mariners Advised of Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge
Mariners are advised that the Placentia Lift Bridge will be closed to all marine traffic beginning Monday, February 13, for approximately three weeks.
The closure is necessary to facilitate maintenance of the bridge, ensure the safety of workers, pedestrians and motorists, and allow the work to be completed as quickly as possible.
Vehicle traffic will not be impacted.
The Department of Transportation and Works apologizes for any inconvenience the closure may cause. Updates will be ...
More Fisheries Closing
DFO advised that the shrimp fishery in Shrimp Fishing Area 6 (Northern Shrimp), that portion of NAFO sub-Division 3Ps in Shrimp Fishing Area 7, and in Shrimp Fishing Area 8 (Gulf Shrimp) for inshore vessels less than
100 feet, based in NAFO Divisions 2J, 3K north, 3K south, 3L, 3Ps, and 4R will close on Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 2000 hours.
DFO also advised that the Bluefin Tuna fishery in NAFO Divisions 3LNOP for all vessels and all gear types, including catch and release, will ...
P.E.I. Fishermen Left Scrambling for Next Year's Lobster Bait After Sudden Closure of Mackerel Fishery
It’s a small fish that’s caused a disproportionately big ruckus in the Atlantic Canadian fishing industry.
The humble mackerel, long sought after in Atlantic waters as both a food fish and inexpensive bait for far more valuable species like lobster, has recently been the subject of unanswered questions regarding the abrupt ending of its commercial fishing season.
The Department of ...
Mariners Advised of Closure of Placentia Gut
To facilitate the ongoing construction of the new Placentia lift bridge, the Department of Transportation and Works advises of the closure of Placentia Gut to navigation beginning Thursday, June 9, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily for an estimated two to three weeks.
The closure is necessary to conduct testing which will require raising and lowering of the lift span of the new bridge.
Vehicle traffic on the old bridge will not be impacted. An update will be provided as the work progresses and ...
Update to Mariners Regarding Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge
The Department of Transportation and Works advises mariners of a change in dates for the planned closure of the Placentia Lift Bridge.
The channel at the Placentia Lift Bridge is now scheduled to be closed to navigation by marine vessels which require the bridge to be lifted, for a period of four weeks starting November 18 at 7 a.m. until December 16 at 7 p.m.
During the three-day period at the start of the closure, the channel will be closed to ALL marine vessels. After the first three ...
Mariners Advised of Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge
To facilitate the ongoing construction of the new Placentia lift bridge, the Department of Transportation and Works advises of the closure of the current bridge to marine traffic for the period from 7:00 a.m., Monday, November 16 to 7:00 p.m., Friday, December 11.
The closure is necessary as the positioning of construction equipment in the channel immediately adjacent to the existing bridge will obstruct and prevent navigation by all vessels, including small vessels, which would not typica...
UPDATE: Mariners Advised of Temporary Closure of Placentia Lift Bridge
Mariners are advised that the previously announced planned closure of Placentia Gut to navigation on Thursday, September 10, has been rescheduled and will now begin at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, September 11, until noon on Saturday, September 12.
Vehicle traffic on the existing bridge will not be impacted.
The Department of Transportation and Works advises mariners of intermittent delays to navigation through the channel at the Placentia Gut on ...