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Re: Balule Low Water Bridge

Unread postby leervis » Fri May 08, 2015 4:57 am

Big YAY! We arrive at Balule on the 23rd and this will make a big difference to our drives. Thanks for the updates.
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Re: Balule Low water bridge

Unread postby Chip » Tue May 12, 2015 9:12 pm

The bad news is that the bridge wasn't completed on 7 May as advised by Lesley Nyawo. I have been at Balule from 8 May to 11 May and was advised by one of the officials in authority that there was a delay by the contractors and that it was only going to be completed on Thursday 14 May. :cry:

The good news is that it will probably open sometime this month. It looks like it is near completion, with just a section leading onto the bridge from Balule side to be finalized. :)
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Re: Balule Low water bridge

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed May 13, 2015 8:34 am

Hi Chip - it was announced elsewhere on the forums that the bridge will open 15 May. Sorry you missed it :(
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Re: Balule Low water bridge

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri May 15, 2015 2:37 pm

The bridge is now open. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Balule Low water bridge

Unread postby leervis » Fri May 15, 2015 3:57 pm

Great news!
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Re: Balule Low water bridge

Unread postby indabushe » Fri May 22, 2015 12:17 pm

The best news ever - it has been 3 long years..

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Re: Balule Low Water Bridge

Unread postby Lesley Nyawo » Tue Jun 09, 2015 1:52 pm

Dear Wildkyker

The bridge is opened to guests.

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