Dyckman Bascule Bridge Operational for Boaters

City of South Haven Resumes Operation of Dyckman Basucule Bridge

Dyckman Avenue Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation

Progress Report – Week 28

The following work was performed during the week of April 20 - April 24:

Installed traffic gates
Installed traffic signals
Poured hot rubber expansion joints
Final hydraulic and electric work

The following work remains to be completed:

Installation of HPU enclosures
Installation of light poles
Bridge tender training
Final inspections

As of April 29, the City has resumed normal bridge operations. Bridge tenders are on duty from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm for regular bridge openings on the hour and half hour. In addition, sidewalks have been reopened for pedestrian traffic. Pedestrians are urged to use caution at night because the roadway lighting has not yet been installed.

The roadway will remain closed to automobile traffic until Dyckman Avenue is paved in mid-May.