Road situation: Waidra bridge to be closed for maintenance

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) has advised members of the public, especially travelers along Waidra Bridge on Baulevu Road in Nausori that the bridge will be closed for maintenance work this Thursday, November 22, 2018. Picture: SUPPLIED

MEMBERS of the travelling public in the greater Nausori area have been advised that the Waidra Bridge on Baulevu Rd will be closed for maintenance work this Thursday, November 22, 2018.

The Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) says the bridge will be closed from 8pm on the Thursday to Friday, November 23.

The FRA stated that during this time, access would be prohibited across the bridge and there would be no detours posted.

“The FRA will further continue works to remove and replace the damaged nailing strip, transverse planks and damaged running boards,” the authority stated.

“Bridge closure signs have been posted in advance of the closure period and motorists are requested to plan their travel accordingly.

“We will have standby vehicles available on both sides of the bridge to cater for emergency events. The FRA wishes to complete these urgent repairs as quickly and safely as possible.”

Members of the public are advised to call the FRA on 5720 if they have any queries.

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