Wires Come Down On Bridge In St. George’s

August 30, 2022 | 2 Comments

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service is advising the public to expect delays at the Swing Bridge in St. George’s and, if possible, to avoid using it until further notice.

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is advising the public – motorists in particular – to expect delays at the Swing Bridge in St. George’s and if possible, to avoid using it until further notice.

“Apparently some electrical wires have come down across the bridge, causing normal traffic flow along the span to be affected. The cause of the downed wires is not known.

“It is unclear at this time if any of the wires involved are live. BELCO has been notified and are en route. Police officers are currently on scene assisting with traffic management.

“The BPS appreciates the patience and understanding of the motoring public and area residents while this situation is addressed. Our main concern is safety.

“A further update is anticipated in due course.”

Update: A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm that normal traffic flow has resumed across the Swing Bridge in St. George’s. We are grateful for the assistance of BELCO in resolving this issue, as well as the patience of the motoring public and area residents.”

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  1. lizard says:

    Would not happen if Belco would put ALL the wires under ground not just their main feed. Public is paying an astronomical price and not getting any service when a blow comes and the pole wires come down. Still going to be without power

  2. Lol says:

    “They should just….” Is the cry of the perpetually uninformed.

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