Temporary Disruption To Traffic On Swing Bridge

March 1, 2016

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 Ministry of Public Works will be opening/closing the Swing Bridge on Mullet Bay Road, St. Georges, for inspection and testing purposes.

“Normal traffic operation will be resumed as quickly as possible and interruption to traffic flow is not anticipated to last more than two hours.

“There will be further public announcements regarding additional openings of the bridge over the next two weeks for structural testing of the bridge under operational conditions.”

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  1. inna says:

    LOL, any money on the bridge getting stuck open and not able to close!

    • Micro says:

      It’s going to happen. No point in even opening it, the whole thing needs to be replaced.

  2. Micro says:

    How about you do that late at night? Like at 3am when there’s virtually no traffic to disrupt.

  3. jrsmith says:

    smh this deterioration of our infrastructure was allowed to happen….

  4. San George says:

    So the new developers of the St. George Hotel can get across I presume.

    • Micro says:

      As if that’s ever actually going to happen

  5. Gabbs says:

    It didn’t say anything about the bridge being open or swinging open

    • AIR HORN says:

      suggest you re read the article it does say opening/closing

  6. Space Ship 2.5 says:

    why in the name of the almighty would you tempt fate by opening that pile of rusted cra* in mid week at near mid day. Hope you have a tug on standby to pull it shut and welders ready to weld it closed.

  7. I can't believe it's not butter says:

    How dumb can these people get? They wouldn’t even test it a few months after they closed it from opening. Let’s hope the bridge doesn’t collapse.