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Ontario government to provide update on condition of Nipigon River Bridge

What went wrong with the Nipigon Bridge?
WATCH ABOVE: What went wrong with the Nipigon Bridge?

Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca is to give an update today on the on the Nipigon River Bridge, which failed last January less than two months after it opened.

The steel decking on the bridge lifted about 60 centimetres, causing a 24-hour closure of the east-west link on the Trans Canada highway.

READ MORE: The Nipigon River Bridge and other Trans-Canada bottlenecks

About 13 hundred trucks a day were forced to detour for several weeks.

Opposition politicians have accused Del Duca of sitting on reports related to the failure, but the minister has said it’d be reckless to release limited information in piecemeal fashion.

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