Liberty Bridge in Bay City closed until further notice

Liberty Bridge in Bay City
Liberty Bridge in Bay City(WNEM)
Published: Feb. 23, 2022 at 11:25 AM EST
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BAY CITY, Mich. (WNEM) - The Liberty Bridge in Bay City is closed from N. Walnut Street to N. Madison Avenue for repairs.

The closure took effect on Tuesday, Feb. 22 and will stay closed until further notice.

Traffic lanes were reduced in each direction of the bridge for construction work. In the spring, both sides of the bridge are expected to be closed and temporarily locked in the open positions for ships, according to Bay City Bridge Partners.

Bay City Bridge Partners is leasing the Liberty Bridge and the Independence Bridge from the city of Bay City. They are financing, designing, constructing, operating and maintaining the rehabilitation of the Liberty Bridge as well as building a replacement for the Independence Bridge.