Transportation advisory: Vaughan Creek covered bridge closure (09/11/30)

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Nov. 30, 2009

ST. MARTINS (CNB) - The Vaughan Creek covered bridge on the Big Salmon River Road in St. Martins will be closed for about four weeks, effective Tuesday, Dec. 1. Transportation Minister Denis Landry made the announcement today.

"This closure is necessary to repair the bridge's substructure," said Landry. "We have allocated $75,000 from the department's bridge budget to help upgrade this 74-year-old bridge."

Motorists are advised that traffic will be re-routed via the Vaughan Creek and Yeomans roads.


MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew Holland, communications, Department of Transportation, 506-453-5634.