Cochrane is welcoming provincial officials and the family of Jack Tennant to formally open Cochrane’s new bridge tonight at 6:30pm.

A small COVID-safe opening ceremony with a plaque unveiling and official dedicationis scheduled for this evening, followed by a fireworks show and light display.

The celebrations are already underway with under-deck lighting starting at dusk Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The bridge will be open to traffic later Thursday night; the last light display is on Friday October 16.

In attendance,

Alberta Minister of Transportation, Ric McIver
Alberta Minister of Municipal Affairs, Tracy Allard
Airdrie-Cochrane MLA Peter Guthrie
Mayor Jeff Genung
Members of Town Council and senior administration
Members of the Tennant Family
Event sponsors

6:30pm: ceremony starts

7-7:20pm: light display and fireworks