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Businesses begin to rebound with bridge reopening

Businesses begin to rebound with bridge reopening

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The Skagit River bridge is now open and local businesses are already starting to rebound.

Don Wick with the Economic Development Association of Skagit County says he’s talked with several businesses on the detour routes.

Play Don Wick on businesses

Wick says he has already been across the bridge multiple times since it opened Wedensday.

Play Don Wick on driving over bridge

Oversize and overweight vehicles still need to detour around the bridge.

The speed limit over the bridge is 40 mph.