Meeks Bridge Replacement


Project Description

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. 

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.

Construction Schedule

Construction Start: April 26, 2021*                                                                                                                                                                                Estimated Completion: August 31, 2021*                                                                                                                                                      

* Please note that the timelines are approximate and will vary depending on weather and other factors.

Construction Detour

The following tailored construction detour will be in place throughout the duration of the project, and will involve traffic being directed south via either Sunset Drive (CR4) or Union Road (CR20) to Warren Street (CR21) and around.

Notices & Reports

Project Contacts

Akram Khan, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.
Phone: (519) 288-0287203-1222

Brian Lima, P.Eng.
Phone: (519) 631-1460 ext. 117