Paddock Bridge Construction

Paddock Bridge (B035087)
Emergency Replacement Construction Updates

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March 2024

Looby Builders (Dublin) Limited is remobilized onsite. Completion of the work is on schedule, with road opening anticipated by Summer 2024.


October 2023

The updated schedule for completion of the bridge is as follows:

  • Bridge demolition - Completed
  • Foundation work - Ongoing
  • Girder installation - mid-November
  • Deck pour - mid-December
  • Winter shutdown
  • Remobilization - Spring 2024

It is now anticipated the road will be open by Summer 2024.

August 2023

Looby Builders (Dublin) Limited is mobilized onsite. Erosion and sediment control works are in process in preparation for demolition of the existing bridge.

July 2023

The County has awarded the Paddock Bridge Replacement contract to Looby Builders (Dublin) Limited of Stratford, ON.

The proposed schedule for completion of the bridge is as follows:

  • Contract Award - July
  • Shop drawing submissions - July
  • Demolition Start - August
  • Girder production - August to October
  • Construct bridge abutments - August to September
  • Girder delivery - October
  • Construct bridge deck, parapet walls - October - November
  • Paving - Early December
  • Road Open - December

June 2023

A tender package has been published and is closing on July 10, 2023. It is anticipated that demolition will occur in July, with the road being reopened by the end of 2023.

May 12, 2023

Due to structural deterioration, and as a measure to ensure public safety, Paddock Bridge on Wellington Road 35 between Concession 1 and Concession 2 in the Township of Puslinch will be closed until the bridge is replaced.

Wellington Road 35 is closed to through traffic at the bridge location until further notice. A detour route is posted taking the traveling public around the project site. The detour route utilizes Concession 2, Concession 7 and Concession 1. Please note that Sideroad 20 S and Sideroad 25 S are local traffic access only with no detour traffic.

 Detour Map




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