Detailed Portage Lake Lift bridge inspection begins June 5Contact: James Lake, MDOT Office of Communications,
906-786-1830, ext. 311Agency: Transportation
CLOSEST CITIES: Houghton and Hancock
ESTIMATED STARTING DATE: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Thursday, June 7, 2012
PROJECT: Detailed inspection of the vertical lift bridge, including evaluation of structural, mechanical and electrical components.
TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: Intermittent lane closures and frequent opening of the bridge will be required from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. One lane of traffic will be open in each direction. In accordance with a permit from the U.S. Coast Guard, mariners will be required to give a 30-minute advance notice requesting the bridge to be opened during the inspection period.
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