*Mar.24 – Brighton Swing Bridge Being Replaced

March 24, 2017

QUINTE WEST – It will cost an estimated $16 million to replace the Brighton Road Swing Bridge and reconstruct sections of the canal approach walls.  The bridge replacement was initially projected to cost $8.3 million, but estimates doubled due to what Parks Canada officials say were additions to the project scope that include rehabilitation of the canal approach walls, spikes in design costs and the costs of mechanical and electrical components and reconstruction of the concrete abutments and pier that are forecasted to be higher. Read more of the report by Jason Miller, The Intelligencer here…


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