The Murray Morgan Bridge is closing this weekend.
A contractor “discovered an issue” with the ongoing seismic bracing work, according to a city news release. Crews will also replace the bearings on the Port approach pier that were previously delayed.
The bridge will be closed from
6 a.m. 9 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Monday. Boats can still pass below with a two-hour notification.
UPDATE, 3:55 p.m. from reporter Kathleen Cooper:
The “issue” is that the bridge isn’t balanced, a city project manager told me.
“We’re trying to operate the bridge in a perfectly balanced condition, so that the weight of …