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Tag: Murray Morgan Bridge

Feb.
20th

UPDATED POST: Murray Morgan Bridge to close for four days

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

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