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Published: Saturday, 5/19/2001

Groundbreaking ushers in new era for high-level bridge

Opening a new corridor
   Opening a new corridor
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The ship Algowest glides through the raised Craig Memorial Bridge while U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) speaks during a groundbreaking for a new, high-level bridge while Gordon Proctor, Ohio Department of Transportation director, and state Sen. Linda Furney (D., Toledo) look on.

Miss Kaptur said the cable-stayed bridge, which will allow I-280 traffic to cross the Maumee River without stopping for ships, will be a landmark for all of North America.

Other speakers yesterday included Governor Taft and Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner.

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