Cline bridge would cost $90 million to replace

December 10, 2009 (HAMMOND, Ind.) Inspectors found significant damage where the 70 foot tall concrete and steel piers meet the bridge deck.

A four-mile section from Hammond to the harbor canal was shut down nearly a month ago.

Replacing the bridge would cost about $90 million. The bridge opened in 1986.

No one knows why the bridge is so badly damaged and a consulting company is looking at other options.

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