Miramichi News: What you can expect when Centennial Bridge closes in 2019! (VIDEO)

While traveling, I decided to take the long way around the Miramichi because the Centennial Bridge had too much traffic to wait.

When I reached the Newcastle side, I realized much of Douglastown traffic chose to do the same thing!

The line ups were still long regardless of amount of traffic avoiding the bridge. I captured a video which gives a small taste of what to expect when the bridge completely closes in 2019.

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Of course when the bridge is completely closed there will be a lot more traffic. City officials should be focusing on planning for a solution to the congestion now.

What do you think should be done to plan for the closure?

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4 replies

  1. When the river isn’t frozen they could plan for a ferry system

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  2. One area I have seen a problem in the city is the left turn at the lights travelling East at the intersection King George Hwy and Miramichi Blvd by the old courthouse. A left turn arrow should be installed to coincide with the the light for the west bound lane. Huge back up for vehicles turning left travelling East

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  3. how long are they planning of closing the bridge for

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