Bourne Bridge Phase 2 Paving Set to Begin on Monday Morning Nov. 1, Continue Through Nov. 3

Oct 29, 2010, 08:58 ET from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Motorists encouraged to seek alternate routes during paving

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paving operations for Phase 2 on the Bourne Bridge spanning the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., are scheduled to start on Monday, Nov. 1, in the morning and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 3, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues deck repairs and paving of the bridge, according to officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.

While travel over the Bourne Bridge is currently restricted to ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION, motorists can expect additional delays associated with the planned paving operations through this period.

To avoid delays, motorists might want to consider using alternate routes or adjusting travel times.

State and local police will be on duty at all times work is being performed to assist the motoring public.

Message boards, located at both approaches to the Bourne Bridge, will keep motorists advised of work efforts. Also, fixed signage at all approach roads to the Bourne Bridge will alert motorists to the bridge work and associated travel restrictions. In addition, the Cape Cod Canal website ( will inform motorists of the bridge work. At that site the public can sign up to be notified by email for bridge alert updates.

For more information on these and other Corps projects in New England go to Corps website at: Also, the Corps will be using its Facebook site at and Twitter site at to give immediate updates on any changes to the bridge work, as well as its other activities in New England.

SOURCE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers