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Judge denies objections to New River railroad bridge closure

By Dorie Cox The New River railroad bridge will close as scheduled Feb. 11-23, according to a federal judge ruling this morning. The bridge closure is a maintenance project of…

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Judge to make ruling on New River bridge closure

By Dorie Cox A federal judge is preparing his reply after a hearing this morning to temporarily halt a scheduled closure of the railway bridge over the New River in…

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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Many shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses are fighting to stop the scheduled closure of downtown Ft. Lauderdale’s New River for 12 days…

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Coast Guard authorizes Ft. Lauderdale New River waterway to close for 12 days in February

Click for Jan. 12, 2017 update. By Dorie Cox The U.S. Coast Guard has authorized the closure of the New River to navigation west of downtown Ft. Lauderdale from Feb.…

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Bridge repair to close New River navigation in February

By Dorie Cox A planned repair of the railroad bridge in downtown Ft. Lauderdale will close navigation to the city’s major shipyards for 12 days in February. Several yards are…

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