Bridge on Belmont Road in "serious condition"

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BELMONT – A Colchester County bridge listed in a provincial inspection report completed in 2012 has been labled in “serious condition.”

A Belmont Road bridge has been listed in serious condition in a provincial inspection report. FILE PHOTO

The report obtained by The Canadian Press describes the condition of The Barnhill Bridge in the Belmont area as "Trusses have holes formed due to severe corrosion … Lower lateral sway bars are severely corroded and loose. … Very severe corrosion is present on stringers and section loss of more than 50 per cent has occurred on the ends of several stringers."

The report also indicates the span is scheduled for repairs this year.

More to follow …

Organizations: Canadian Press

Geographic location: Belmont Road

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