Reminder: Bridge Closure Tomorrow

With detour and village feature signage almost installed, and preparations substantially complete, the King George VI Lift Bridge is scheduled to be CLOSED tomorrow (Tuesday, April 21, 2020). The closure is necessary to safely complete comprehensive rehabilitation of...

Crews Move In

Critical repairs associated with the King George VI Lift Bridge Rehabilitation Project will soon be starting. This week Landform Civil Infrastructure Inc. will be establishing their laydown areas, begin fencing off their construction zones, moving equipment on site,...

Ensuring Safe Marine Passage

In advance of the King George VI Lift Bridge rehabilitation project, the Municipality of Central Elgin began localized dredging of Kettle Creek within the immediate vicinity of the bridge to ensure all marine watercraft are provided unobstructed clear passage. The...

Pre-Construction Meet & Greet

This photo Courtesy of Elgin County Archives ca. 1955 is looking south toward the outer harbour and Lake Erie from the east side of the harbour channel – shows the two leafed sections of the lift bridge operating independently. Project Status: Immediately...

Crossing Kettle Creek – Then and Now…

This photo Courtesy of Elgin County Archives showcases the remarkable construction progress of the King George VI Lift Bridge as it majestically rises from Kettle Creek and sits adjacent to the pre-existing steel truss bridge structure. Project Status: County Council...