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Longford Swing Bridge temporarily closed for maintenance from 14 February 2022

The regular opening of the Swing Bridge at Longford for public viewing will be temporarily paused due to essential works set to begin on 14 February.

By news@gippsland - 9th February 2022 - Back to News

The downstream drive mechanism on the swing bridge will be removed for refurbishment works, which are expected to last until approximately June2022. The bridge will not be swung open for public viewing during this time.

The bridge is now restricted to foot traffic and is swung regularly on Saturdays and Sundays

The bridge is now restricted to foot traffic and is swung regularly on Saturdays and Sundays

Access by appointment

Apart from the removal and installation of the drive, each expected to take half a day, pedestrian access across the bridge will remain as normal. The bridge will only open to essential boat access to Port of Sale on Sundays by appointment, which must be made by the prior Thursday. Boat users requiring access during the works can contact Wellington Shire Council on 1300 366 244.

Pictures from YouTube.


Source: www.gippsland.com

Published by: news@gippsland.com



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