International Bridge closing to vehicle traffic during race festival Sept. 28

September 16, 2019 — The Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Sault International Festival of Races on Saturday, Sept. 28. The bridge will close to vehicle traffic at 6:45 a.m. and will reopen at 8:45 a.m. or as soon as the last racer clears the bridge, whichever is earlier.

The Sault International Festival of Races involves a half marathon, bike race and bridge run that all cross the bridge as part of their courses. This is the final planned public bridge event in 2019 that will require a temporary bridge closure.

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