LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- WDRB News has learned that the Milton Madison Bridge will open at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, weather permitting.

There is currently no ceremony planned for the re-opening -- and according to a news release, the bridge may actually be re-opened earlier. Anyone wishing to keep abreast of developments is asked to follow @mmbridgeproject on Twitter.

The bridge was closed for work in early March but then remained closed after a steel bearing dislodged. Earlier this month, the new half-mile bridge became the longest bridge in North America -- and likely the world -- to be slid laterally into place.

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