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Road Closures Due to Wide Load Vessel Escort


Broadcast time: 12:25 PM

Date: October 10, 2019

Starting at 6:30 PM on October 13, 2019, a wide load vessel escort is being transported from Chester Street (running off of Confederation Line west of Modeland Road) to the Imperial Sarnia Refinery site located on South Vidal Street. The expected time of arrival is on October 14, 2019, at 8:30 AM (travel time is approximately 14 hours).

This large vessel will be travelling at approximately 4 km/hr. This wide load will be escorted by an escort crew, police, and hydro employees.

Road ways will be shut down once the vessel is travelling due to its sheer size. We are asking the public to avoid the roads that are marked below on the map.

Please avoid the area during the above mentioned times for the safety of all involved.


  1. Northbound on Chester Street to Confederation Line.
  2. Eastbound on Confederation Line to Blackwell Side Road
  3. Southbound on Blackwell Side Road to Churchill Line
  4. Westbound on Churchill Line to Plank Road and back onto Churchill Line continuing westbound to Scott Road
  5. Northbound on Scott Road to Imperial Avenue.
  6. Westbound on Imperial Avenue to the Imperial Refinery on South Vidal Street



Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca