April 18 2016

Forks Road Bridge Closure 2016

April 18, 2016 – Close up inspection of the Forks Road Bridge found significant corrosion of structural steel supporting members. An immediate 5 tonnes maximum load restriction was posted.
April 29, 2016 – Further engineering analysis determined that the Forks Road Bridge was unsuitable to carry any loading at all. The Bridge was immediately closed and temporary repairs were completed by Rankin Construction and Black Creek Metal
May 12, 2016 - Forks Road Bridge re-opened to the public
Staff anticipated the maintenance would give the bridge several more years of life expectancy
October 24 2018

Forks Road Bridge Closure 2018

October 24, 2018 - Inspection of Forks Road Bridge found extensive deterioration on the structure of the bridge
November 2, 2018 - Bridge closed indefinitely at 9:00 a.m. (Pedestrian traffic only)