Construction Notice - Residents/Property Owners - Meeks Bridge Area

Notice to Residents / Property owners in the Meeks Bridge Area - Sparta Line and Union Road

The County of Elgin is undertaking a detailed design and contract administration for the replacement of the Meeks Bridge on Sparta Line (County Road 27), within the Township of Southwold.

There will be a detour route in place from approximately April 26th, 2021 to August 31st, 2021. Traffic will be directed south via either Sunset Drive (CR 4) or Union Road (CR 20) to Warren Street (CR 21) and around.

For the construction notice and map of detour route, please visit:

Meeks Bridge which spans Kettle Creek was constructed in 1900 is a single span, steel double-intersection Warren truss (Double Warren) with verticals bridge structure. The bridge currently contains a posted load limit restriction of 8 tonnes,and is planned to be replaced in 2021.