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Multnomah County fixes the bridge that failed to completely close after a Sunday monring opening

KOIN 6 NEWS - An earlier Morrison Bridge closure.The Morrison Bridge was reopened late Sunday morning following a malfunction during a test opening.

According to the Multnomah County Communications Office, the drawbridge did not fully close at the end of the test around 7:45 a.m. on Oct. 6. It reopened around 10:45 a.m. after repairs.

During the closure, the county advised commuters to use the Burnside and Hawthorne bridges while the Morrison Bridge — but to also be aware of any closures connected to the Portland Marathon, which started Sunday monring.

The Morrison Bridge may need to be tested later Sunday.

KOIN 6 News is a news partner of the Portand Tribune.


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