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Aug. 8, 2022

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Oliver Bridge in Duluth to close Aug. 15-19 for bridge inspection

Duluth, Minn. – The Oliver Bridge, located over the St. Louis River at the junction of Hwy 39 and Wisconsin Hwy 105 in Gary New Duluth, will close daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 15-19, for a scheduled inspection.

The bridge will not close until 8:30 a.m. each day, and all equipment will be removed from the bridge so the bridge will be re-opened to traffic by 4:30 p.m. each day.

Changeable message signs will be in place by Wednesday, Aug. 10, to let bridge users know about the upcoming daytime closures. The signs will remain in place until the inspection work is completed.

This release is being issued on behalf of the CN Railway.