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Delays at Burritt’s Rapids Swing Bridge - September 28

September 27, 2018, Smiths Falls, ON – Parks Canada would like to advise that vehicles may encounter 20 min delays at the Burritt’s Rapids Swing Bridge on Friday, September 28 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. These intermittent closures
will facilitate adjustments to the bridge and complete the remaining work that will bring the project to an end. Children and parents crossing the bridge on foot to access bussing will be accommodated.

This work is a part of Parks Canada’s $3 billion investment to support infrastructure work to heritage, visitor, waterway and highway assets located within national historic sites, national parks, and national marine conservation areas across Canada. These
investments represent the largest federal infrastructure plan in the history of Parks Canada.

For up-to-date news on Parks Canada infrastructure work in this community, please visit For questions or concerns, or to receive updates regarding these projects, please contact us at and include
“Burritts Rapids” in the subject heading.

Christie Ulicny
Public Relations & Communication Officer
Ontario Waterways
Parks Canada
613-283-7199 ext. 202

Press release here.