Update: Ship Channel Bridge Will Close to Vehicle and Marine Traffic Weekends of December 7 to 8 and 14 to 15

Toronto (December 9, 2019) – In order to accommodate necessary grating replacement work required to the Ship Channel Bridge, the bridge will be closed to both vehicle and marine traffic over the course of two weekends in December – December 7 to 8 and December 14 to 15, 2019.
 
The bridge will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists with access maintained via alternate east and west sidewalks.
 
The bridge will close to vehicle and marine traffic on Friday, December 6 at 10:00 p.m. and re-open on Sunday, December 8 at 10:00 p.m. The following weekend, the bridge will again close to vehicle and marine traffic  and will follow the same timing schedule, closing Friday, December 13 at 10:00 p.m. and re-opening on Sunday December 15, at 10:00 p.m.
 
To accommodate this construction work, the Ship Channel Bridge will be restricted to a single lane of vehicle traffic Monday, December 9 through to Friday, December 13. Periodic bridge lifts may also take place up until 10:00 p.m. on Friday, December 13. Traffic/re-routing signage and lighting will be in place to guide vehicles.
 
In the event of weather-related cancellations, the work will be rescheduled to the weekend of December 21-22, 2019, and PortsToronto will communicate this information via website and social media.
 
Shipping and Port-related enquiries can be directed to Helen Oel in the Harbour Master’s Office at HOel@portstoronto.com.
 
 
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