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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

Swing Bridge In St George’s: Single Lane Traffic

Swing Bridge In St George’s: Single Lane Traffic

The Ministry of Public Works said that in an “abundance of caution” they will be placing a weight restriction on Swing Bridge in St. Georges and enforcing single lane traffic effective Tuesday December 22nd. A spokesperson said, “After a recent engineering survey by the Department of Works and Engineering, the Ministry of Public Works,... Read more of this article

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

Rider Holding Cat Crashes On Swing Bridge

[Updated: Police said the rider was holding a cat, and it is unclear what happened to the cat, if anything.] At approximately 5.30pm this afternoon [Sept 6], emergency services responded to a single vehicle accident on Swing Bridge in St. George’s.The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene where EMTs cared for the injured male rider... Read more of this article

Debate Over Closure Of Swing Bridge Continues

Debate Over Closure Of Swing Bridge Continues

Sail charter operator Jerry Correia is expressing grave concern over the government’s plan to close Swing Bridge for maintenance, outlining the effect that such a move will have on local charter and marine tour businesses. Mr. Correia said, “I need to speak out again one more time as much as I can to try to get our government and the folks... Read more of this article

Pole Struck By Lightning, Bridge Gets ‘Stuck’

Pole Struck By Lightning, Bridge Gets ‘Stuck’

[Updated – At approximately 11.30am today [July 23] an insulator on a utility pole was struck by lightning, causing the Swing Bridge in St George’s to become stuck and a massive traffic jam to form on both sides. BELCO responded and quickly fixed the issue, with the bridge re-opening at approximately 12.30pm] There is a massive traffic jam... Read more of this article

Police Operation In East End, Five Arrests Made

Police Operation In East End, Five Arrests Made

Police were seen earlier today [Mar.27] searching both land and water in the East End. A police spokesperson confirmed that police were conducting an “operation” in the East End, and that divers have recovered property from area waters and that five arrests have been made so far.Officers could be seen patrolling on land in the region of... Read more of this article