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UPDATE: Renous River Bridge Closure


Renous River Bridge #1 on Route 8 is scheduled to be temporarily closed to traffic for 48 hours.  Weather permitting, the bridge will be closed beginning Monday, June 27 at 7:00pm until Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00pm.  If rain is forecast, dates may change.  Stay tuned for updates.

Detours will be setup via Route 118 (Gray Rapids) and the Lockstead Road. Please plan ahead for delays.

This closure will allow for paving and preparations for repairs on the opposite side of the bridge.  Another forty-eight hour closure is expected in the fall.

Please note: dates have changed to Monday, June 27 – June 29.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

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