Traffic alert: International Bridge to close briefly for torch run Thursday

The International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie will be closed briefly Thursday for the annual international Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) in support of the 2019 Special Olympics Winter Games in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.

The bridge will close at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, and is expected to reopen no later than 5:30 p.m.

The LETR is the largest annual grass-roots fundraiser for Special Olympics.

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