FRIDAY 5/19/2023 – 10:16 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – Local 5 Skyview Network is showing that the Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge has been reopened to traffic.

A release provided by the Green Bay Police Department has also noted the reopening of the Bridge.

The Main Street Bridge was reported to be closed to traffic earlier on Friday morning due to ‘ongoing mechanical issues.’

No additional information is known at this time.

Original story: Mechanical issue shuts down Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge, closed to all traffic

FRIDAY 5/19/2023 – 7:19 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Green Bay Police Department (GBPD) is advising the public to avoid the Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge, due to an ‘ongoing mechanical issue.’

A release from the GBPD on Friday, May 19 states that the Main Street Bridge is not open to both vehicle or pedestrian traffic.

It is noted that it is unknown how long it will take to resolve the mechanical issue in order to open the bridge back up to the public.

Suggested alternate routes include Walnut Street (Bart Starr Memorial Bridge), Mason Street (Don Tilleman Bridge), and I-43 (Leo Frigo Memorial Bridge).

Local 5 will update this story when new details are provided.