Forks Road Bridge

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The Forks Road Bridge was closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. A full closure was necessary because of the deterioration of the structure and not being able to monitor which vehicles access the bridge.

Welland City Council and city staff understand the significance of this closure and the impact it has on the community. For a better understanding on how the Forks Road Bridge project has evolved, please review the Timeline, located to the right.

October 26, 2020 - City of Welland enters a Memorandum of Understanding with Empire Communities to design/construct the replacement of the Forks Road Bridge, and further design and build the urbanization of Forks Rd., from the Kingsway to the east limit of Forks Rd.


The Forks Road Bridge was closed to vehicular traffic on Friday, November 2, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. A full closure was necessary because of the deterioration of the structure and not being able to monitor which vehicles access the bridge.

Welland City Council and city staff understand the significance of this closure and the impact it has on the community. For a better understanding on how the Forks Road Bridge project has evolved, please review the Timeline, located to the right.

October 26, 2020 - City of Welland enters a Memorandum of Understanding with Empire Communities to design/construct the replacement of the Forks Road Bridge, and further design and build the urbanization of Forks Rd., from the Kingsway to the east limit of Forks Rd.