Maintenance work to begin next week on Fort Nelson River bridge

Expect delays next week as repairs are slated to begin on the Fort Nelson River Bridge.

Crews will start deck maintenance on the bridge beginning at noon on Mon., July 6, and finish at noon on Fri., July 10.

Yellowhead Road and Bridge says the bridge will be closed to traffic at the following times each day:

– 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

– 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

– 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

– 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

– 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

– 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The bridge will be open to traffic for 30 minutes between each closure, YRB says.

Plan your drive accordingly, and remember to slow down for workers in the area.