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February 27, 2013

Hines Bridge fender upgraded to protect span in future collisions

Work will protect span in future collisions

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“Periodically during the week, materials will be unloaded from the top of the bridge to the barge down below,” Verseckes said. “When the deliveries occur, there will be alternating one-way traffic.”

When that happens, the bridge will be reduced to one lane and a police officer at the scene will direct traffic around the truck. Verseckes said in those instances, the one lane of alternating traffic would likely be in place for about 30 minutes, causing some minor delays for motorists.

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