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Frank Varga / The Skagit Valley Herald

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Temporary I-5 bridge opens to traffic

The final stretch of asphalt is laid down Tuesday on the north side of the southbound lane of the temporary span of the Skagit River Bridge in Mount Vernon. The bridge reopened early Wednesday with a temporary span, restoring Interstate 5 traffic less than a month after collapsing.