Community Update: Glen Ross Swing Bridge Commissioning

Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site

May 8, 2019 – Beginning on Thursday, May 9, 2019, Parks Canada will continue commissioning of the new bridge for frequent summer operation. Members of the public can expect intermittent bridge swings, lasting up to 15 minutes, between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Work is expected to be completed by May 24th , 2019.

Parks Canada apologizes for the inconvenience of these closures.

The rehabilitation of the Glen Ross Swing Bridge is part of Parks Canada’s unprecedented $3 billion investment over 5 years 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 historic investments will mitigate health and safety risks, halt the deterioration of nationally significant built heritage, and stimulate the economy in communities across the country.

For questions or concerns, or to receive email updates regarding this project, please contact us at and include “Glen Ross Swing Bridge” in the subject heading. For news about this or other infrastructure projects in your area, please visit

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