Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Columbus Road Lift Bridge on the Move

Posted By on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 12:04 PM


This photo was taken moments ago from Scene HQ on W. 9th St. downtown. The Columbus Road Lift Bridge, which has been under construction for more than a year, is at this moment being transported by barge along the Cuyahoga to its final resting spot, where it's expected to arrive sometime after 2 p.m.

The bridge span, per @SharetheRiver, weighs 2 million pounds. Folks who'd like to go watch the bridge as it floats down the river — riveting, no doubt — are invited to flock to a designated viewing area at Merwin's Wharf



Don't get too excited just yet. The span will take about 60 days to fully install. The bridge is expected to be open to vehicular traffic by mid-October.

Among other things, this means the Scene editorial staff can now access Hoopple's by foot. Taco Tuesday, here we come.   


Tags: ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Speaking of Columbus Road Lift Bridge, Hoopple's

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 21, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation