PORT ST. MAARTEN – The Simpson Bay Bridge will open twice a day as of Friday, March 27, 2020.
The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority after reviewing boat traffic and under the current national emergency related to the coronavirus COVID-19, the Lagoon Authority decided to temporarily reduce the opening times to two per day.
The bridge will open at 9.00AM for inbound and outbound traffic, and again at 2.00PM inbound/outbound.
The Causeway Bridge opening will be synchronized based on the Simpson Bay Bridge openings. This will be coordinated with mariners by calling the VHF-12 channel.