Belle Glade Sun

Point Chosen Bridge in Belle Glade to be closed August 16 and 17

BELLE GLADE — On Wednesday, August 16 and Thursday, August 17, Point Chosen Bridge at West Canal Street in the city of Belle Glade will be closed for fender system installation from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The bridge will be open each day for one hour from noon to 1 p.m.

Point Chosen Bridge provides the only vehicular and pedestrian access to Torry Island in Lake Okeechobee. Motorists and pedestrians needing to get on or off the island should adjust their schedules to the specified times.