Public Service Announcement

For Immediate Release:

August 11, 2011

Perth Drive bridge at University Hospital temporarily closed to northbound traffic

Restorative repairs scheduled

(LONDON, Ontario) –On Thursday, August 11, the Perth Drive bridge at University Hospital will temporarily close to northbound traffic for approximately 5 weeks to allow for restorative repairs. The Perth Drive bridge is located over Medway Creek near Windermere Road.

All northbound traffic will be detoured to Western Road via the hospital roadway between parking lot 5 and the parking garage (P4). Southbound traffic on Perth Drive will remain open. (map attached)

The bridge, which is owned by London Health Sciences Centre, is scheduled to reopen to northbound traffic on Wednesday, September 21.


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For media inquiries contact:
Michele Martin
Corporate Communications and Public Relations
London Health Sciences Centre
(519) 685-8500, ext. 77062

After-hours assistance:
Call LHSC Switchboard at 519-685-8500 and ask to page the communication consultant on-call.