PRESS RELEASE: SENEGAMBIA BRIDGE IS STILL OPEN TO
10th September 2022.
The Ministry of Transport, Works and Infrastructure wishes to inform
the general public that the Senegambia Bridge is still open to vehicular traffic
and that at no time has its operations been shut down.
The traveling public especially those using the Bridge from either end of
Senegal are urged to continue using the corridor for their normal travel
routine. The Government of The Gambia assures the security and safety of
all transporters and commuters along the Trans-Gambia corridor.
The public is hereby informed that the government has taken all necessary
security measures to assure free movement of persons, goods and services
along the Trans-Gambia corridor without let or hindrance. The Ministry of
Interior has already fully deployed security forces on the Trans-Gambia
corridor to protect the rights of the traveling public.
Gambian and Senegalese vehicles that have been stranded on either side
of the border since Friday 9th September, are therefore urged to cross into
the country and use the Senegambia Bridge without fear of any harassment
and or obstruction.
The government would like to make it categorically clear
that it will not allow any group to obstruct vehicular movement along the
Trans- Gambia corridor and indeed any part of the country.