Memorial Bridge work to affect traffic at night

The Idaho Transportation Department is making emergency repairs on the joints in the westbound lanes of Lewiston’s Memorial Bridge to allow the bridge to expand and contract.

Memorial Bridge

The work, which begins tonight (Wed), will affect traffic at night from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day, through Tuesday.

Experts at ITD had been watching the joints closely and decided they needed to be fixed ahead of a large-scale overhaul of the bridge that will start in 2023. (Idaho Transportation Department)