Wales Road closes Wednes­day

Seaway News - - South Stormont News -

SOUTH STOR­MONT, On­tario - Wales Rd., also known as County Rd. 12 was closed start­ing Wednes­day, June 13, 2018.

The road is be­ing closed as the Wales Rd. bridge is re­placed. The bridge re­place­ment is the sec­ond phase of the project to re­place both the Avon­more Rd. bridge and the Wales Rd. bridge.

Traf­fic on Wales Rd. was al­ready re­duced to one- lane last Mon­day and Tues­day. On Sat­ur­day, June 16, Hwy 401 was closed in both direc­tions start­ing at 10 p.m. and con­tin­ued to be closed un­til 6 a.m. the next day.

The Avon­more Rd. project was fin­ished at the be­gin­ning of June, af­ter nearly three months of de­lays.

The Wales Rd. bridge re­place­ment is pro- jected to be fin­ished at the end of 2018.

Ac­cord­ing to the Min­istry of Trans­porta­tion On­tario, the to­tal cost of the con­tract was $6.95 mil­lion.

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