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Port Launches Weekly Bridge Construction Updates

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May 15, 2013

The Port of Long Beach is now providing weekly updates on construction of the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project and other activities, with vital project information delivered directly to inboxes and cell phones of subscribers. These construction updates are sent every Friday to individuals who sign up through the bridge project website.

The updates offer the latest closure and detour information relevant to commuters who use the Port to travel between Long Beach and San Pedro, and Port workers who need to access Terminal Island regularly. The updates include information on the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project as well as surrounding construction activity at Ocean Boulevard, Pico Avenue and the Heim Bridge (SR-47). Each update includes a specialized interactive Google Map marking closures and detours at their exact locations.

The Port of Long Beach encourages motorists who regularly travel to and from Long Beach along Ocean Boulevard or via the 710 Freeway to sign up for the updates. Subscribers using mobile devices may view the updates, including Google Maps, on their smart phones and tablets, as updates have been designed and optimized for easy reading. For more information on weekly construction updates and to opt in, visit www.newgdbridge.com.

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