Great Lakes Moving Bridges: How they work and why we love them

They stop dozens of vehicles creating traffic jams so that a single boat can dawdle through and sometimes they make us late. They’re usually very old and expensive to maintain and operate and holy smokes, they move slow as cold molasses.

But seriously, aren’t they great?

“It can definitely be an inconvenience, but in all reality it’s only a few minutes every hour,” Port Clinton Mayor Mike Snider said. “So it’s not really a big deal. And plus it’s just a really cool thing to have in our city.”

He pointed out that people visiting Port Clinton, Ohio which is situated where the Portage River meets Lake Erie, are often intrigued by…READ MORE.

by James Proffitt

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