Temporary repairs to a damaged guardrail which will allow the Bruhn Bridge’s sidewalk to reopen are promised by the end of the month according to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (File Photo)

Temporary repairs to a damaged guardrail which will allow the Bruhn Bridge’s sidewalk to reopen are promised by the end of the month according to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. (File Photo)

Bruhn Bridge guard rail expected to be fixed by the end of March

The highway bridge’s sidewalk has been closed since a semi truck hit the railing in November 2018.

After being damaged by a semi-truck crash in November 2018, a section of guard rail on the Bruhn Bridge is expected to be repaired by the end of the month.

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Concrete barricades were placed in front of the damaged section of guard rail obstructing the bridge’s sidewalk, which is the only pedestrian path across the Sicamous channel, resulting in its closure since the accident.

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According to the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, temporary repairs which will allow pedestrians back on the sidewalk will be completed in March.

A more permanent solution is currently in the design phase and will be completed later this spring.


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