THE BRIDGE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
It will remain inoperable for the 2018 navigation season. Traffic is limited to vessels with an air draft less than 18' (5.5m) at HHWLT.
Although the CHS chart may indicate a clearance of 21 feet, Nova Scotia TIR advises that their records indicate a clearance of 18 feet.
August 2, 2018: TIR issued a Tender Notice for rehabilitation of the bridge, specifying a completion date of 30 June 2019, and with incentives should the span become operational prior to 10 May 2019.
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