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Juneau rededicates Brotherhood Bridge


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Juneau's Brotherhood Bridge, which stands as a symbol

honoring Alaska Native history, has been rededicated for at least the fifth time in the city's history.

The Juneau Empire reports a rededication ceremony was held Saturday for the 50-year-old bridge, which spans the Mendenhall River. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities replaced the two-lane bridge with four lanes in anticipation of increased traffic to the Auke Bay area.

DOT spokesman Jeremy Woodrow says the bridge’s historic parts have been restored, including 10 bronze medallions dep...

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