October 1, 2012, Waterloo, Ontario - The Regional Municipality of Waterloo has restricted vehicle and buggy traffic on a 132-year-old West Montrose Covered Bridge, the only remaining covered bridge in Ontario.
"A floor beam that supports a portion of the bridge deck has failed likely due to overloading by heavy vehicles, despite weight restrictive signage," the regional government stated in a press release. "Accordingly, the Region is taking precautionary measures to restrict traffic until a repair can be made, which could take up to a couple of weeks."
For the story and a video, go to: http://www.dcnonl.com/article/id52005/--covered-bridge-north-of-waterloo-ontario-closed.
[Thanks to Tom Keating for sharing this story - Ed.]