PORT ST. MAARTEN – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) would like to remind maritime operators, owners, motorists, and the community, about the schedule regarding maintenance works that will be carried out on the Simpson Bay Bridge during the nighttime hours from October 22 to October 26.
The maintenance schedule is as follows: the Simpson Bay Bridge will be closed to motorized/marine traffic on Sunday, October 22 from 11:00 PM to 5:30 AM.
Motorized traffic is advised to pay attention to the traffic deviation signs indicating that the road leading to the Simpson Bay Bridge will be closed.
From Monday, October 23 to Thursday, October 26, the bridge will be closed to motorized/marine traffic from 10:00 PM to 05:30 AM.
The bridge opening times will also be adjusted for a period of eight days up to Friday, October 27.
The Simpson Bay Bridge will open for outbound marine traffic at 08:30 AM and 4:00 PM, and at 09:30 AM to 5:00 PM for inbound marine traffic.
The maintenance works entail repairs to the main deck beams on the bridge.
SLAC apologizes to the maritime sector and motorists for any inconvenience caused as we continue to improve the infrastructure that continues to support the country’s maritime sector and activities.