Temporary Skagit bridge set to open Wednesday

SKAGIT — Those 30-minute-plus detours around the felled Skagit River bridge should come to an end today. Washington State Department of Transportation crews plan to open a temporary bridge across the river today, reconnecting Interstate 5. As of Tuesday morning, the specific day of the reopening was not known, but officials announced the opening Tuesday…

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Tim Newcomb is the assistant editor of the Lynden Tribune. Email Tim at tim@lyndentribune.com. Follow the Tribune on Twitter at @LyndenTribune.