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Date of Issue: March 08, 2007

Slow-go on Anna Maria Island Bridge night of March 8

Planned repairs to the bascule of the Anna Maria Island Bridge Thursday night, March 8, will produce some lane closures, the Florida Department of Transportation has announced.

"There will be eastbound and westbound intermittent lane closures controlled by a flagging operation on March 8, from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. for bridge deck repairs" DOT officials said in a press release. "The operation will be terminated if traffic backs up."