Ontonagon Bridge Removal 
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work.  Rest of work will not be allowed to disturb the river waters due to the Sturgeon spawning season.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Rest of work will not be allowed to disturb the river waters due to the Sturgeon spawning season.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Picking up broken rock and cement pieces out of the river bottom.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Picking up broken rock and cement pieces out of the river bottom.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Notice the snow in the air - cold wind - freezing conditions for the workers.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Notice the snow in the air - cold wind - freezing conditions for the workers.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Picking up broken rock and cement pieces out of the river bottom.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Picking up broken rock and cement pieces out of the river bottom.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Barges will be removed from River.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Barges will be removed from River.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work.
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11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Workers working in freezing windy snowy conditions - time to end the project.
11-30-06 Ontonagon Bridge Removal project - last day allowed for River work. Workers working in freezing windy snowy conditions - time to end the project.
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This update is 11-17-06.  Close to 1/2 is completed. Crew is racing to deadline of November 30th when they will have to shut down all river operations so as not to disturb the Sturgeon which will be running up the river and spawning.  The demolition will have clean up on shore and then shut down until next spring after the river opens up again.
This update is 11-17-06. Close to 1/2 is completed. Crew is racing to deadline of November 30th when they will have to shut down all river operations so as not to disturb the Sturgeon which will be running up the river and spawning. The demolition will have clean up on shore and then shut down until next spring after the river opens up again.
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This update is 11-17-06 - day and night the work goes on - at night the whole project is lit up as the day.
This update is 11-17-06 - day and night the work goes on - at night the whole project is lit up as the day.
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This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
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This update is 11-17-06 - the winds of Lake Superior and the dampness in the air make demolition a freezing nightmare.
This update is 11-17-06 - the winds of Lake Superior and the dampness in the air make demolition a freezing nightmare.
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This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
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This update is 11-17-06 - notice the men moving about - the winds are howling,the air is damp - they have been out already for 8 hours - pay makes it worthwhile.
This update is 11-17-06 - notice the men moving about - the winds are howling,the air is damp - they have been out already for 8 hours - pay makes it worthwhile.
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This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
This update is 11-17-06 as the bridge nears 1/2 completion in the demolition process.
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Last 1/3 of bridge will be removed next spring after the run off.  Bridge project is closed down for anything in the water after November 30th due to Sturgeon run.
Last 1/3 of bridge will be removed next spring after the run off. Bridge project is closed down for anything in the water after November 30th due to Sturgeon run.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
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Newest update - 11-9-06 - 3/4 of the bridge is now removed!
Newest update - 11-9-06 - 3/4 of the bridge is now removed!
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - progress is moving along fast.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - this is a barge that the company is using to help them work in the river.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - this is a barge that the company is using to help them work in the river.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - crane removing pilings and placing them on shore.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - crane removing pilings and placing them on shore.
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Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - crane now placed on river barge to assist in removing pilings.
Bridge Removal update 11-9-06 - crane now placed on river barge to assist in removing pilings.
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The new Ontonagon Bridge spanning the Ontonagon River
The new Ontonagon Bridge spanning the Ontonagon River
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