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UK Team Contracted For Bridge Design Services

UK Team Contracted For Bridge Design Services

Following an international tender, the Government of Bermuda has awarded a UK team — comprising Ramboll [lead consultant], Knight Architects and Eadon Consulting — the “contract to deliver full design services for two replacement highway bridges,” according to an announcement from the UK companies today. “The two bridges... Read more of this article

Feasibility Study For New Swing Bridge Started

Feasibility Study For New Swing Bridge Started

The Ministry recently completed strengthening work which will extend the life of the Swing Bridge in the east end “for at least 5 years but the swing span remains inoperable,” the Ministry said, adding that the “feasibility study for a new bridge has already started and it is the Ministry’s intention to present the new bridge design... Read more of this article

Swing Bridge Two Lane Traffic Resumes

Swing Bridge Two Lane Traffic Resumes

After having been restricted to one lane traffic while work was taking place, the Swing Bridge in the east end has re-opened to two lane traffic again. In their most recent update, on April 25th, the Ministry of Public Works said that the rehabilitation work was “nearing completion” and “the bridge can now safely carry one lane of... Read more of this article

Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

Swing Bridge Work “Nearing Completion”

The Ministry of Public Works is advising the public that work being conducted at Swing Bridge is “nearing completion” and they expect to open the bridge to two lane traffic immediately after the contractor removes the remaining scaffolding, which is estimated to take seven days. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works... Read more of this article

Feb 23 To 26: ‘Traffic Disruption’ On Swing Bridge

Feb 23 To 26: ‘Traffic Disruption’ On Swing Bridge

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that from Thursday, February 23 until Sunday, February 26 a ramp will be installed on the Swing Bridge to facilitate the ongoing works, “which is likely to cause traffic disruption.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works wishes to advise motorists crossing St George’s Swing... Read more of this article

Ministry Updates On Swing Bridge Work Progress

Ministry Updates On Swing Bridge Work Progress

Work on replacement of beams on the two approach spans at the Swing Bridge in St. George’s is scheduled to be completed “for the end of March 2017 subject to no unforeseen delays,” the Ministry of Public Works said. In December 2015, the Ministry of Public Works said that in an “abundance of caution” they would place a weight restriction... Read more of this article

Friday: Swing Bridge Marine Traffic Disruption

Friday: Swing Bridge Marine Traffic Disruption

The Ministry of Public Works is advising that at approximately 9am on Friday 28th October, the Swing Bridge on Mullet Bay Road, St. Georges, will be “temporarily closed to marine traffic in order to allow urgent repairs to the bridge as the contractor will be erecting scaffolding making it impossible for most marine traffic to pass under the bridge.” “However,... Read more of this article

Wednesday: Traffic Disruption On Swing Bridge

Wednesday: Traffic Disruption On Swing Bridge

At approximately 10am on Wednesday [June 29] the Swing Bridge in St. Georges will be temporarily closed to all traffic to allow for testing. A spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is advising members of the public that at approximately 10am on Wednesday 29th June, the Swing Bridge on Mullet Bay Road, St. Georges, will be temporarily... Read more of this article

Photos: Inspection And Testing Of Swing Bridge

Photos: Inspection And Testing Of Swing Bridge

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works opened and closed the Swing Bridge in St. Georges for inspection and structural testing purposes this morning, with some traffic delays in the area as the testing took place. In December of 2015, the Government announced that following an engineering survey they would be placing a weight restriction on Swing Bridge... Read more of this article

Temporary Traffic Disruption On Swing Bridge

Temporary Traffic Disruption On Swing Bridge

[Updated] The Ministry of Public Works will be opening and closing the Swing Bridge in St. Georges for inspection and structural testing purposes at 10am on Wednesday, and the Ministry said that the “interruption to traffic flow is not anticipated to last more than two hours.”A spokesperson said, :At approximately 10am on Wednesday... Read more of this article

Temporary Disruption To Traffic On Swing Bridge

Temporary Disruption To Traffic On Swing Bridge

At approximately 10.00am on Wednesday [March 2], the Ministry of Public Works will be conducting inspection and testing of the Swing Bridge in St. Georges, and the Ministry said the interruption to traffic flow is “not anticipated to last more than two hours.”A spokesperson said, “At approximately 10am on Wednesday 2nd March, the... Read more of this article

Advisory: New Years Eve Traffic On Swing Bridge

Advisory: New Years Eve Traffic On Swing Bridge

The Ministry of Public Works has reminded people travelling to the New Years Eve celebrations in St Georges tomorrow evening [Dec 31] to be aware of the traffic control operating on Swing Bridge and “to allow extra time for their journey.” The Government previously announced that following an engineering survey they would be placing a weight... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Meeting About Swing Bridge

Live Video Replay: Meeting About Swing Bridge

[Updated] A Town Hall Meeting is taking place at Penno’s Wharf Cruise Ship Terminal this evening [Dec 21], with the new weight restriction and one way system on Swing Bridge in St. George’s to be discussed. A government spokesperson previously said, “After a recent engineering survey by the Department of Works and Engineering, the Ministry... Read more of this article