Traffic alert: International Bridge to close briefly for torch run Thursday

The International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie will be closed briefly Thursday for the annual international Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) in support of the 2019 Special Olympics Winter Games in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

The bridge will close at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, and is expected to reopen no later than 5:30 p.m.

The LETR is the largest annual grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics.

For more information on this event, you can visit http://ssm2019games.com/. For information on the International Bridge, please visit www.saultbridge.com or follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future

Holiday Office Hours and Services

In preparation for the upcoming holiday season, please note the following holiday office hours and services for the International Bridge Administration.

Bridge Operational Services:

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the holidays.  Assistance is available for walk-in customers or via phone can be reached at either:

  • 906-635-5255 ext.0
  • 705-942-4345 ext.0
  • Prox Cards:
    • Debit account (Prox Cards), for new accounts only, will be available through the holiday week.

Bridge Administration Services:

Administration offices will be closed between:

  • December 22, 2018 to December 25, 2018
  • December 28, 2018 to January 1, 2019.
  • Normal administration office hours and services resume January 2, 2019.
  • Prox Cards:
    • Requests for replacement cards or extra cards on existing accounts will be processed when normal office hours resume.

Please have a safe and enjoyable holiday week.

International Bridge Colour Construction Photos Live

Now available online!  Rare, untouched, colour photos of the International Bridge construction taken by original bridge construction photographer Carl Materna.  The images are digitized from slides recovered during archival work performed during the Bridge’s 50th Anniversary.  Enjoy!

Traffic advisory: Automated toll lanes reopened at International Bridge

November 21, 2018 — Automated lanes at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge toll plaza are now open.


To prevent confusion and customer congestion in the automated toll lanes, the prox card lanes were closed yesterday until a computer network issue could be resolved. The vendor has restored network services and all accounts have been updated.


The International Bridge Administration regrets any inconvenience and appreciates drivers’ patience.


For more information on the International Bridge, please visit www.saultbridge.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

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Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future

Traffic advisory: Automated toll lanes closed at International Bridge

November 20, 2018 — Due to toll software issues, automated lanes at the International Bridge toll plaza will be closed until further notice.


A disruption in the toll software vendor computer network is preventing customer transactions from being communicated to the toll booths. Customers should rest assured that all transactions are being recorded and correct balances are being maintained.


To prevent confusion and congestion in the toll lanes, the automated lanes will be closed until the issue can be resolved. The International Bridge Administration regrets any inconvenience and appreciates drivers’ patience.


For more information on the International Bridge, please visit www.saultbridge.com or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/saultbridge.

           

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Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge:
Bridging Our Past, Connecting Our Future