VIDEO: Around-the-clock repairs could mean Leo Frigo Bridge reopens this month
Tina Grady Barbaccia | January 3, 2014
The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge has been closed since Sept. 25 after motorists reported a 2-foot dip in the pavement across all lanes of traffic east of the river, according to a report in the Post Crescent.
Now, around-the-clock repair efforts keep the Green Bay, Wis., bridge on track for a mid-January reopening.
Brian Roper, regional design and construction chief for the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), said the bridge project team is “in good shape” on the repairs underway to the 8,000-foot span across the Fox River, according to the Post Crescent report.
Check out the video to the right to see crews working to repair the structure.
To learn more about the Leo Frigo Bridge bridge repair plan, click here.
The Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge is a bridge on the north side of Green Bay, Wis. The bridge brings Interstate 43 over the Fox River just south of its mouth into Green Bay.
Location: Green Bay, Wis.
Construction started: 1979
Height: 203 feet
Total length: 7,973 feet
Bridge type: Tied-arch bridge, through arch bridge
For more information on the bridge, visit projects.511wi.gov.
Click here to view more photos of the Leo Frigo Bridge.
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