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Pattullo Bridge to close for three weekends this summer: List of dates

July 22, 2013

What does PATTULLO mean?

Global News

The aging Pattullo Bridge is in need of some repairs and maintenance, and as a result, Translink will be closing the bridge for three weekends.

The dates the bridge will be closed are:

  • July 20-21
  • August 10-11
  • August 24-25

The weekend closures will run from Friday at 9 p.m. until Monday at 3 a.m.

Translink says the closures will allow crews to repair sections of the concrete deck and re-pave portions of the 76-year-old bridge. TransLink will also take the opportunity to review the condition of the bridge driving surface and make improvements as necessary, but it will not address other structural issues such as narrow lanes, need for barriers to protect pedestrians and cyclists, or seismic concerns.

If there is heavy rain on any of the scheduled weekends, the work will be postponed until the weekend of September 7-8. Emergency vehicles will still have access to cross the bridge during…

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