Transportation and Works
September 25, 2010
Public Advisory: Update
on Road Re-connections
The Department of Transportation and
Works continues to work on re-establishing connections to communities
isolated as a result of Hurricane Igor. The following is the latest
update on road connection efforts as of 12:00 p.m. today (September 25):
Members of the public can get the
latest information on road conditions in storm affected areas
through the Hurricane Igor Aftermath link on the Provincial
Government’s website (www.gov.nl.ca) or by calling the Department of
Transportation and Works dispatch at the following phone numbers:
- Long Pond Bridge on Burin Peninsula
- Bailey bridge to be completed by late Monday.
- Rattle Brook Bridge expected to be
completed midday Sunday.
- Connection to the Town of Bonavista
expected by midday tomorrow with LIGHT TRAFFIC ONLY through Port
- Some communities on Route 235 on the
Bonavista Peninsula could be connected within the next couple of
days but not all will be connected for at least another week.
- Random Island is now connected.
- Eastport Peninsula all connected.
- Route 236, Stock Cove Road on the
Bonavista Peninsula expected to be connected by Sunday evening.
- Sunnyside is connected.
- Route 205 to St. Jones Within
connected, though some roads within the community are still severed.
- Route 204 out to Hodges Cove will be
completed late today with the remainder of Route 204 through to
Southport likely to take several more days.
- Route 232 to Harcourt expected to be
connected later today with the remainder of Route 232 through to
Burgoynes Cove likely to take several more days to a week.
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Director of Communications
Department of Transportation and Works
2010 09 25 4:30 p.m.