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Additional I-90 Bridge Closures Expected This Week

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SEATTLE (AP) — As the Blue Angels return to Seattle for Seafair, so do Interstate 90 bridge closures.

The state Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that the I-90 bridge over Lake Washington will be closed as the Blue Angels practice twice on Thursday and once on Friday.

Thursday’s first closure starts at 9:45 a.m. and ends at noon. The second Thursday closure starts at 1:15 p.m. and ends at 2:40 p.m. Friday’s closure goes from 12:15 p.m. to 2:40 p.m.

The span will also close on Saturday and Sunday starting at 12:15 p.m. for the weekend shows.

The Federal Aviation Administration requires the state to close I-90 while the Blue Angels perform for the safety of both drivers and pilots.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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