In the spirit of goodwill, collaboration and reconciliation, the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge Authority (IBA) will close the bridge from noon to approximately 2:30 p.m. today, Feb. 27, to facilitate a First Nations water ceremony.
Tribal elders will conduct the ceremony at the bridge midpoint.
The bridge will be closed to northbound and southbound traffic for the duration of the ceremony. Travelers are advised to adjust their plans accordingly and cross prior to noon if possible. Law enforcement agencies will assist with traffic control on both U.S. and Canadian sides of the bridge when traffic resumes.
The IBA regrets any inconvenience due to the disruption in service.