KINGSTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 26, 2015) - Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) wishes to advise motorists, boaters, pedestrians and cyclists that the LaSalle Causeway closure has been extended up to 7 hours and will reopen on or before 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2015.

The additional hours are necessary due to more extensive repair work required.

The complimentary taxi shuttle service will continue to drive pedestrians to either side of the bridge via Highway 401 during the extended closure. Boats less than four metres in height above the waterline can pass through the causeway via the east bridge.

Safety is a top priority for PWGSC, and we are committed to ensuring the continued integrity of the bridges we manage. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank users for their continued patience.

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Contact Information:

For inquiries related to the project, contact:
Wayne Kole, Asset Manager
416-512-5962

Media inquiries should be directed to:
Media Relations, Ontario Region, PWGSC
416-512-5550

INFORMATION:
Media Relations Unit
Public Works and Government Services Canada
819-420-5501