The raging Petawawa River is causing erosion of the bank next to the Petawawa River Bridge on Petawawa Boulevard. This was the condition of the slope as of about 3 p.m. April 29. On the morning of April 30, the County of Renfrew opted to close the bridge. There is no estimate on when it will reopen.
Tina Peplinskie / Observer and News
PETAWAWA – The County of Renfrew has closed the Petawawa River bridge on Petawawa Boulevard. The move was made because of the high water flow that has led to significant soil erosion.A detour will be put in place as soon as possible.The County said in a release that it does not at this time have an estimate on how long the closure will be in place.Officials remain on the scene to assess and monitor the situation.