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Spokane Street Bridge in Seattle Reopens After 3-Week Closure

The Spokane Street Swing Bridge reopened Friday afternoon after being closed for three weeks for repairs.

The structure, which is also known as the West Seattle Low Bridge, closed Dec. 23 to repair mechanical issues that were exacerbated by power outages during an ice storm. The problem was initially a computer problem that arose when the bridge was powering back up after an outage. Engineers then found minor issues with the hydraulic system had intensified…”

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