ONTONAGON COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) — A bridge repair project is complete allowing people to enjoy a popular Upper Peninsula trail once again.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has reopened the South Branch of the Ontonagon River bridge near Ewen after significant work was completed to revitalize the former railroad bridge.
Work began this summer and was completed ahead of schedule.
The bridge reopened after final inspection on Sept. 20. This $803,000 project was funded through ORV and Recreational Trails Program funding. Repairs were performed by MJO Contracting Inc. of Hancock.