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Old 05-16-2015, 02:22 PM   #15
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We've crossed it in both a Class C and our current Class A. Sometimes in rainy windy weather, sometime perfectly clear. They have wind advisories and if its not safe they close the bridge. It is a tall bridge, impressive span, and an engineering marvel so if you get the chance to go across do it.
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...and they are constantly painting it in sections. It's a BIG job and think of hanging over the sides to do it. Driving is a cinch!
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Old 05-16-2015, 03:56 PM   #17
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first, we're trolls because we live "under" the bridge we have been crossing the big mac for forty years with a variety of rv's. all previous posters are correct in that the bridge authority will not let you cross until it is entirely safe. as you approach the bridge from north or south you can tune to an am radio station that will give you up to the minute reports on crossing conditions. we think crossing the straights is like a lot of things in life, best enjoyed slowly.
trolls and uppera, I have not heard that one in a while I grew up about 30 miles under the bridge. My brother still live about 20 miles from baldwin. I go visit every year and drive over the bridge. Two years ago I drove over in the middle of a show storm, now that was fun.
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Just be careful and slow down. It will be something you will remember if it windy because it will add a bit of excitement.
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