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      Nitschke Bridge to be closed Friday morning

      File photo.
      File photo.
      GREEN BAY - One downtown bridge is scheduled to be closed Friday morning for annual cleaning and maintenance.

      The Green Bay Public Works Dept. plans to close the Ray Nitschke Bridge from 4 a.m. until noon.

      The closure begins west of the Fox River at Broadway and east of the Fox River at Washington St. Main St. and Dousman St. traffic will be detoured across the Fox River over the Tilleman Bridge via Ashland Ave., Mason St. and Monroe Ave.

      Drivers in the area should expect delays and backups. Boaters should expect delays of up to 90 minutes.