A sign at the south wilberforce bridge announces the bridge replacement project.

South Wilberforce Bridge Construction Update

Residents located on South Wilberforce Road and the surrounding area are advised that we are proceeding with the replacement of the South Wilberforce Bridge.

Who has been awarded the construction contract?

We have awarded the construction contract for the replacement of the South Wilberforce Bridge to Bonnechere Excavating Inc. (BEI).

When will the work happen?

Construction for the replacement of the South Wilberforce Bridge will start on September 7, 2021 and will be completed in the spring/summer of 2022.

How will my home be affected?

To facilitate the replacement of the South Wilberforce, South Wilberforce Road will be closed at the bridge crossing. Traffic on South Wilberforce Road will be detoured east and west of the bridge to connect to, and from, Loop Road (refer to the below detour map). Access to private driveways and entrances on South Wilberforce Road will always be maintained.

Detour Map

Road map showing the location of the road closure and alternate routes to access all locations along South Wilberforce Road.

Who do I call if I have a question or concern?

If you have any questions regarding the project, please call or email Highlands East’s engineering consultant, Planmac Engineering Inc. Contact information is provided below.

Brad Kalus, LEL, C.E.T.
Consultant Project Manager / Contract Administrator
Planmac Engineering Inc., 92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie, Ontario
Tel: 705-653-0323 (Office) or 647-523-9227 (Cell)
Email: bkalus@planmac.com