Work on the Oyster Mattress Bridge substitute will take longer than anticipated.
The challenge started in mid-October and was anticipated to be accomplished by the tip of February.
The Division of Transportation says it is aiming to open to site visitors on March 31.
Deb MacDonald, who lives on Route 6 not removed from the bridge, says it provides 5 or 10 minutes to her journey into North Rustico, but it surely additionally has its advantages.
“We’re having fun with dwelling on a lifeless finish avenue. There may be completely no site visitors aside from the folks engaged on the bridge,” she mentioned.
“Persons are out strolling their canine and strolling, we’re simply having fun with the dearth of site visitors. I want it was the summer time.”
MacDonald, who’s retired, mentioned it’s usually a busy street and he or she understands it has been an inconvenience for a lot of others who’re travelling to hockey, faculty or the physician.
“We type of should backtrack, we go all the way down to the Oyster Mattress retailer and undergo the roundabout and go all the way down to the Crooked Creek Street. It is most likely an additional 5 or 10 minutes.”
Extra from CBC P.E.I.