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Your connection to the County
In partnership with the Municipality of Central Elgin, this unique rehabilitation project offers an opportunity to come together and make the Village of Port Stanley stronger. As Elgin County’s Project Manager, our Team will be working with you, each of our stakeholders, and the community as we rehabilitate our cherished lift bridge for the future.
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The Design Team is committed to keeping you informed and connected during construction, by providing progress updates to keep the community up to date throughout this journey.
Your connection to tourism.
Working collaboratively with the various community stakeholders, our Team continues to build community connections and works toward making Port Stanley a welcoming space for everyone.
A construction detour will be in place throughout the duration of the project for motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians . Local , business, and tourist traffic only access will be provided up to the construction zone at the bridge. Resident, business, and beach access will be available via Warren Street (CR 21) to Carlow Road (CR 20) and back to Bridge Street (CR 4).
To the extent possible, at least one leaf of the bridge will remain open to allow in-water traffic clear passage. There may be some delays to bridge operation while work on the bridge is being completed. Warning signs will be posted for watercraft who need to be aware construction work is ongoing.