Knowlesville lift bridge is back in business
Photos by Tom Rivers
RIDGEWAY – The Knowlesville lift bridge, which was closed last November, is back open to traffic.
The bridge was closed in November after an inspection and engineering analysis identified the need to close the bridge immediately for steel repairs.
The truss-style lift bridge was built in 1910. It is posted with a maximum weight of 6 tons. Approximately 1,100 vehicles use this canal crossing daily, the state Department of Transportation said.