HOUGHTON LAKE, MI – A two-hour closure of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge scheduled for 2-4 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, has been postponed due to a forecast of extremely cold weather.
The closure is now scheduled to take place from 2-4 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21.
Also, as previously announced, the bridge will be closed from 2-4 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18. These closures will likely result in delays for motorists. Additional two-hour closures will be scheduled at a later date.
Snowmobile traffic on the lower bridge deck will not be affected by these closures.