Any work that will take place will be completed by May, in time for returning boaters on the Victoria day weekend as Bobcaygeon celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary.
Above-freezing temperatures are required for the hydraulics to work properly, but residents may still see a bridge swing or two before Christmas as a part of the inspections.
The swings will disrupt traffic no longer than normal summer bridge swings.
Workers have already done some concrete core sampling, and have earmarked the concrete approach walls on the Canal Street side of the downstream canal (South, at the blue line) for rehabilitation.
You can follow this and other infrastructure projects in your area, by visiting pc.gc.ca/tswKawarthaLakes.