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Traffic to use new I-90 bridge Wednesday



Crews to continue working on I-90 through winter 


One of the new I-90 interstate bridges at Dresbach could open to traffic Wednesday.

Minn-DOT is ready to start using the bridge that will eventually take eastbound traffic into Wisconsin.

But for now, the new span will carry westbound cars. Eastbound drivers will continue to use the existing I-90 bridge for now.

Construction crews will keep working on the new bridges through the winter. Demolition of the existing 50-year-old bridge is scheduled to start in the spring.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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