Moran Township – Traffic could resume this week on the Heath M. Robinson Memorial Cut River Bridge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

The Michigan Department of Transportation says the bridge on U.S. 2 in Mackinac County’s Moran Township is scheduled to reopen Thursday, weather permitting.

Crews will continue cleaning and coating the steel bridge as part of a $4.8 million repair project. The state says remaining work can be completed with single-lane closures and that traffic will be maintained in alternating directions under a temporary signal.

The bridge is between Epoufette and Brevort, about 26 miles northwest of Saint Ignace. The 640-foot long, cantilevered deck truss bridge was originally built in 1947.

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