Wales Road closes Wednesday
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.