FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Riverwalk Water Trolley service to Stops 1 (Esplanade Park) and 8 (Tarpon River) will be suspended from Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. to Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. due to the New River bridge staying locked in the down position for repairs being done by All Aboard Florida to prepare for Brightline passenger rail service.
In addition to the New River Bridge repairs, the Broward County Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division will be performing bridge maintenance at the Andrews Avenue Bridge beginning Saturday, February 11, 2017, and concluding on or before Tuesday, February 21, 2017. During this time, the Riverwalk Water Trolley will not be able to travel its regular route and will not be providing service to Stops 2 (Riverfront Plaza) and 7 (South Andrews Business District West).
For more information on the service suspension, guests can call 954-TROLLEY, 24-hours per day, 365 days/year, to speak with a live neighbor support representative.
The Riverwalk Water Trolley, launched in 2014 in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, transports passengers across the New River. It stops at eight different points along the north and south banks of the river: Esplanade Park, Riverfront Plaza, Huizenga Plaza, Laura Ward Riverwalk Plaza, Smoker Park, South Andrews Business District East, South Andrews Business District West and Tarpon River.
Currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale TMA administers community transportation services via the Sun Trolley and the free Riverwalk Water Trolley. To track the trolleys in real-time, download the free Sun Trolley Tracker App. To learn more visit http://www.riverwalkwatertrolley.com/ or call 954-TROLLEY. Like what Riverwalk Water Trolley is doing? Show it at facebook.com/riverwalkwatertrolley.
ABOUT TMA (Transportation Management Association)
Founded in 1992, the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (TMA), a nonprofit 501(C)3 organization, manages the Sun Trolley and the Riverwalk Water Trolley. Approximately 40,000 passengers per month utilize the TMA's eight routes connecting residents, tourists and working professionals from Fort Lauderdale's neighborhoods to Broward County Transit and Tri-Rail as well as destinations such as Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale beach, the Broward County Courthouse and the Galleria at Fort Lauderdale. TMA services are provided without regard to race, color, national origin. For more information, visit www.suntrolley.com or call 954-TROLLEY.
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SOURCE Transportation Management Association