TRAFFIC UPDATE: Wayne Gretzky Parkway and Highway 403
WAYNE GRETZKY PARKWAY / 403 TRAFFIC UPDATE:
Please be advised that the Wayne Gretzky Parkway overpass - both northbound and southbound are currently open but restricted to one lane in each direction.
Additionally, Highway 403 westbound has been re-opened by the OPP.
The Ministry of Transportation will be attending the site today to conduct a full assessment of the bridge.
Additional details will be provided as available.
ORIGINAL RELEASE: January 14, 2022
The Brantford Police have closed Wayne Gretzky Parkway in both directions after concrete began falling from the overpass onto Highway 403.
The westbound lanes of Highway 403 have been shut down by the Ontario Provincial Police.
The Ministry of Transportation has been notified and will be attending to assess the overpass.
Traffic is being re-routed and motorists and pedestrians are requested to avoid the area.
An engineer from the Ministry of Transportation has conducted an initial assessment and as a result Wayne Gretzky Parkway will remain closed in both directions overnight. The bridge will be re-evaluated in daylight.