Mount Tryon Road Bridge closed due to structural issue

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The province says the structural damage to the Mount Tryon Road Bridge cannot be repaired. (Submitted by Ryan Roach - image credit)
The province says the structural damage to the Mount Tryon Road Bridge cannot be repaired. (Submitted by Ryan Roach - image credit)

The Mount Tryon Road Bridge will be closed immediately for the foreseeable future, according to a government news release.

The bridge has a structural issue that cannot be repaired, the release said. The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure says it will proceed with a design for replacement.

The Mount Tryon Road Bridge is just off the Trans-Canada Highway about 40 kilometres west of Charlottetown.
The Mount Tryon Road Bridge is just off the Trans-Canada Highway about 40 kilometres west of Charlottetown.(Government of P.E.I.)

CBC has reached out to the government for more details.

Road blocks have been placed at both ends of the bridge.
Road blocks have been placed at both ends of the bridge.(Submitted by Ryan Roach)

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