Placentia bridge

Placentia bridge

— Photo by James McLeod/The Telegram

The Placentia lift bridge was out of commission and government officials were trying to get it fixed Monday, after a mechanical failure left it hanging at an angle.

Lift bridge collapses in Placentia

August 03, 2014 - 21 h 24

The much-maligned bridge collapsed shorly before noon on Sunday closing the area to traffic, the RCMP reported.

Reports say one end of the bridge collapsed leaving the opposite side of the lift...

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Lift bridge collapses in Placentia

2012 bridge inspections find dozens in poor shape

August 17, 2013 - 5 h 37

Some 51 bridges were found to be in overall poor condition in the latest round of provincial inspections.

That’s based on 253 bridge inspection reports dating back to June 2012. 

Bridges...

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2012 bridge inspections find dozens in poor shape

Deal in the works on Placentia lift bridge

June 13, 2013 - 13 h 28

A resolution is on the horizon for a dispute over municipal construction permits for the replacement of the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge in Placentia.

According to Placentia Mayor Bill Hogan,...

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Deal in the works on Placentia lift bridge

Permit fees still in dispute as bridge work begins

May 10, 2013 - 10 h 50

A dispute is continuing between the provincial government and the Town of Placentia over municipal construction permits for the replacement of the Sir Ambrose Shea Lift Bridge.

Work crews have...

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Permit fees still in dispute as bridge work begins

Governments to talk through Placentia bridge fee

April 30, 2013 - 8 h 13

Staff with the provincial Department of Transportation and Works and the Town of Placentia will sit down to talk through a dispute over construction permitting for the new lift bridge in Placentia.

Placentia...

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Governments to talk through Placentia bridge fee

Placentia lift bridge still a go

April 29, 2013 - 11 h 56

Staff with the provincial Department of Transportation and the Town of Placentia will sit down within the next two days to talk through an existing dispute over permitting for the construction of a...

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Placentia lift bridge still a go

Time to act, not do more studies

April 27, 2013 - 12 h 26

One would think that our provincial government, in these times of slowdown in the treasury’s revenue sources, i.e. oil, iron ore, nickel, etc., that they would be anxious to get other economic engines...

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