Point Ellice Bridge to Close for Annual Maintenance by rjj75795


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         Point Ellice Bridge to Close for Annual Maintenance
Date: Friday, June 13, 2008                                                          For Immediate Release

VICTORIA, BC – Next Tuesday evening, the Point Ellice Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic for annual
maintenance to its deck surface. Motorists and cyclists are encouraged to use other routes to avoid delays.
The bridge will remain open to pedestrians during construction. Emergency services and BC Transit have
been advised of the road work and will be allowed access.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Closed to vehicle traffic, except for Emergency services and BC Transit, from 7 p.m. – midnight
Pedestrian access only.

The road work is weather dependant as the road surface must be dry. In the event of rain, the work will occur
on the next available dry day.

Signs are posted on routes leading to the bridge. The City of Victoria appreciates the public’s patience.

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For More Information:
Ric Bains, Manager, Road and Bridges
Engineering Department
Phone: (250) 361-0434

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