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Eastbound I-82 Open over Columbia River Bridge

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UPDATE: BENTON COUNTY, WA - The Washington State Department of Transportation says Interstate 82 is now open on the Columbia River Bridge near Umatilla.

The DOT says crews finished repairing the bridge deck ahead of schedule, and opened the eastbound Friday morning. 

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BENTON COUNTY, WA - The Washington state Department of Transportation says drivers may want to avoid part of Interstate 82 this week. 

Crews are closing the right eastbound lane I-82 of the bridge over the Columbia River at milepost 132 near Plymouth to repair the bridge deck.

The DOT says the closure will be around the clock all day Thursday the 23rd, through the afternoon of Friday the 24th.

During the work, the DOT says vehicles wider than 10 feet are prohibited through the work zone during daylight hours while crews are there.

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