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 ...
Removal of Former Placentia Lift Bridge to Temporarily Increase Tidal Flow Activity
The Department of Transportation and Works advises mariners that a temporary infill of a portion of the channel is taking place at Placentia to facilitate removal of the former lift bridge.
As a result, mariners navigating through the gut will experience an increase in tidal flow. All fill materials placed in the channel will be removed upon the completion of the demolition work.
Demolition of the former bridge will require lifting and construction activity above the channel. To avoid ...
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...
UPDATED: Placentia Gut Closed to Mariners
Mariners are advised that work is ongoing in Placentia Gut related to the Placentia Bridge, and access to the channel underneath the bridge will be unavailable tomorrow (Tuesday, September 15).
A barge will be performing work in Placentia Gut beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. continuing to 7:00 p.m. tomorrow. Mariners will be unable to pass through the channel at that time, and are asked to use extreme caution elsewhere in the vicinity of the bridge.
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 ...
Mariners Advised of Temporary Delays at Placentia Lift Bridge
The Department of Transportation and Works advises mariners of intermittent delays to navigation through the channel at the Placentia Gut between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 7, and Monday, June 8.
The delays are necessary as part of the continuing construction of the new lift bridge across the Placentia Gut.
The delays are anticipated to be up to two hours and will only affect marine traffic. Vehicle traffic on the existing bridge will not be impacted.