Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

County G bridge work complete

By RICHARD JENKINS

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OMA, Wis. - For the first time in close to two months drivers are able to use County G in Oma after the road reopened Thursday.

A section of the road had been closed since July 8 as a bridge was built where County G crosses the outlet of Long Lake, approximately 8 miles east of U.S. 51.

Although the road has reopened to traffic, Iron County Highway Commissioner Mike Swartz said Wednesday some shoulder and striping work will still be completed over the next few weeks.

The new bridge has an approximately 40-foot clear span and replaces two culver...