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AERIAL LIFT BRIDGE

The policy states that the Aerial Lift Bridge will only be lit decoratively in extraordinary circumstances, including a global humanitarian crisis.
The funds will be used for infrastructure improvements for the Aerial Lift Bridge and to modernize the automated 911 response system.
From the column: "The people calling Mayor Emily Larson a clown, or worse, (over whether to light the Aerial Lift Bridge for Ukraine) would probably do that no matter what. Anything she does on anything at any time is met with sophomoric gibberish that makes a mockery of our civic process."
After initially declining to light the Aerial Lift Bridge blue and gold, the city will now do so.

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The city's decision not to light the Aerial Lift Bridge blue and gold draws criticism.
One of two pedestrian walkways on the bridge will be closed for ongoing winter maintenance on the bridge.
As they chanted on the bridge, they stopped traffic and blocked the only way first responders have to get to people on Park Point who may need emergency help.
The city's plan to bring a passenger cruise terminal and better waterfront for Harbor Drive behind the DECC will be unveiled beginning with a live public event Tuesday, followed by a public session online Thursday.
The bridge schedule will affect ship and boat traffic.
Despite a few personal accounts, no written or photographic evidence confirms the rumor that Richard I. Bong once flew through the Aerial Lift Bridge.

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Maintenance being done during shipping offseason will require one lane from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. until completion.
Over 30 landmarks were scheduled to be lit in purple statewide to honor those lost due to COVID-19.
"In order to maintain a tolerant society, the society must be intolerant of intolerance."

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