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Grand Haven drawbridge reopens after being stuck & closed

U.S. 31 bridge spans the Grand River and is one of the state's largest
Posted at 10:55 AM, Jul 10, 2021

UPDATE: The drawbridge was repaired, reopened to traffic and resumed normal operations at 1:08 p.m. Saturday.


GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- The Grand Haven drawbridge over the Grand River is closed until further notice.

The Michigan Department of Transportation said that the bridge malfunctioned early Saturday morning, was repaired and reopened to traffic on U.S. 31, and then malfunctioned again and was shut down at 10:37 a.m. Saturday.

Traffic on both northbound and southbound U.S. 31 is affected. Law enforcement officers are rerouting traffic.