Info-Work: Temporary Bridge Closure: Boundary Road Swing Bridge

Issued: October 14, 2020

Peterborough, Ontario, October 14, 2020 – Parks Canada would like to inform the public that the Boundary Road Swing Bridge on Simcoe Street, Bolsover, will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic over the winter months. The bridge will be closed on or after October 28, 2020, pending the approval of Contractor submissions, and will open in the spring of 2021, prior to the opening of navigation on the Trent-Severn Waterway.

Engineering inspections in recent years have indicated that this bridge is nearing the end of its useful life, and requires a full replacement. Parks Canada is leading this important infrastructure work along the Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site to ensure safe, high-quality experiences for visitors by improving heritage, visitor, waterway, and highway assets located within national historic sites, national parks, and national marine conservation areas.

Public safety is a priority for Parks Canada. Residents and visitors are advised to follow detour signage and to exercise caution.

To ask questions or register to receive updates about any Trent-Severn Waterway construction project, please contact us at Ont.TrentSevern@pc.gc.ca and include the project name in the subject heading. More details about this work, or other construction work in your region, can be found at www.pc.gc.ca/tswTalbotSimcoe.