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Photos: 2012 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

Photos: 2012 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

The 9th Annual Remembrance Ride for the victims of Hurricane Fabian was held today [Sept 2]. The ride, which commenced at the City Hall in Hamilton, headed east to the Memorial Bench on Kindley Field Road, St. George’s for a short tribute.The event serves to honour the memories of the four people who were swept from the Causeway by Hurricane Fabian... Read more of this article

Police Divers Search Waters Off Causeway

Police Divers Search Waters Off Causeway

The Police Marine Unit was spotted this evening [July 19] searching the waters off the Causeway in St George’s. There had been a noticeable police presence in the area from approximately 5pm, with officers seen walking up and down appearing to be searching the water’s edge. At approximately 6.30pm a police boat arrived and officers proceeded... Read more of this article

Rider Injured In Causeway Collision

Rider Injured In Causeway Collision

[Updated] Around 6.40pm last night [Nov.10] emergency personnel responded to an accident at the eastern end of the causeway which involved a motorcycle and taxi.Traffic flow was temporarily halted to and from the east end as EMTs arrived on the scene and tended to the injured motorcycle, who was then transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital via... Read more of this article

Photos: 2011 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

Photos: 2011 Hurricane Fabian Memorial Ride

The 8th Annual Remembrance Ride for the victims of Hurricane Fabian was held today [Sept 4], with riders starting from City Hall and making their way to Ferry Reach. The event serves to honour the memories of the four people who were swept from the Causeway by Hurricane Fabian on September 5th 2003; Constable Stephen Symons, Constable Nicole O’Connor,... Read more of this article

Causeway: Serious Accident Causes Delays

Causeway: Serious Accident Causes Delays

[Updated] There are major traffic delays in the east end this evening [June 19] due to an accident at the beginning of the Causeway where two people were believed to have been trapped under a vehicle. Bystanders said the bike was traveling from the western direction and collided with the car, appeared to slide underneath,and trap both the rider and... Read more of this article

Accident on Causeway Causes Traffic Jam

Accident on Causeway Causes Traffic Jam

Those attempting to get to and from St George’s this Christmas evening faced delays due to an accident on the Causeway. Emergency personnel responded and while attending to the injured individual, officials blocked both lanes of traffic.Bernews unofficially understands that a female sustained injuries to her leg and was transported to King... Read more of this article

No Truth to Rumors of Causeway Closure

No Truth to Rumors of Causeway Closure

Late this afternoon (Dec 21), the Minister of National Security Lt. Col. David Burch moved to dispel erroneous reports regarding the Causeway Bridge and its rumored closure. Minister Burch said, “Reports seem to be incorrectly circulating both online and on talk radio that the Causeway will close this evening due to unsettled weather conditions. I... Read more of this article

Causeway To Close at 7pm Tonight

Causeway To Close at 7pm Tonight

[Updated] Government has confirmed that the Causeway will close at 7pm tonight [Oct 29] due to the approach of Tropical Storm Shary. They say that “it is anticipated that the Causeway will reopen around 11.00 p.m., once the 50 knot winds have eased.” 7:50pm: At this time officials are allowing one way traffic through, with Police on scene... Read more of this article

Post Hurricane Causeway Repair Update

Post Hurricane Causeway Repair Update

The Ministry of Works and Engineering has provided an on the status of The Causeway following Hurricane Igor. Several sections of the traffic barrier walls were breached by wave action during the hurricane and their reconstruction has now been completed. Underwater inspections by the Bermuda Police Service dive team, completed immediately after the... Read more of this article

Kim Swan on Causeway: We Need a Safe Crossing

Kim Swan on Causeway: We Need a Safe Crossing

Opposition Leader and St. Georges’s MP Kim.Swan has spoken out on the Causeway, saying while we have a temporary bridge, we need a safe crossing as it “affects the airport lifeline” and could endanger lives should anyone require serious hospital care during a severe storm. Saying Government has “treated the people of St. George’s... Read more of this article

Delays Crossing The Causeway This Morning

Delays Crossing The Causeway This Morning

There appears to be huge delays for our East Enders in crossing over the Causeway this morning [Sept 22]. The photos below were taken 8:15 this morning on the roads leading up to the Causeway, where the fact there is only one lane operational is reported to be causing a massive backlog of traffic.We understand traffic came to a near stand still on... Read more of this article

Causeway Holds Up To Igor: Now Open

Causeway Holds Up To Igor: Now Open

In something many locals will be pleased to hear, the Causeway is now open and has been deemed structurally safe. The EMO has advised the public that as of 3pm today [Sept 20], the bridge is open to the public. Government says “After a thorough structural examination by Works and Engineering teams, the Minister of Labour, Home Affairs, Sen. The... Read more of this article

Causeway Closed, Expected To Remain

Causeway Closed, Expected To Remain

The Causeway, the bridge leading to Bermuda’s only airport, was closed at 10.15 after the Bermuda Weather Service reported the threat of tornadoes at the East End due to Hurricane Igor. The photo below shows the barricades:Department of Works & Engineering crews erected blockades barring access to the narrow strip of bridges and reclaimed... Read more of this article