Knowlesville lift bridge closed to traffic until April 16

Staff Reports Posted 5 April 2021 at 3:35 pm

KNOWLESVILLE – The State Department of Transportation temporarily has closed the lift bridge in Knowlesville to traffic to accommodate maintenance work by the State Canal Corporation.

The bridge is expected to be closed until April 16, the DOT said in a news advisory.

A signed detour is in place for motorists to use Route 104, Eagle Harbor Waterport Road and Route 31.

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver’s license.