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Blatnik Bridge's new decorative design lights up

The Blatnik Bridge is lit up for the first time in two years Friday night in Duluth. The bridge has a new energy-efficent lighting design featuring LED lights that have a 50-year life span. This marks the completion of a two-year-long rehabilitation project for the bridge. The Minnesota and Wisconsin Transportation Departments split the cost of the new lighting system. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

The Blatnik Bridge is lit up for the first time in two years Friday night in Duluth. The bridge has a new energy-efficent lighting design featuring LED lights that have a 50-year life span. This marks the completion of a two-year-long rehabilitation project for the bridge. The Minnesota and Wisconsin Transportation Departments split the cost of the new lighting system.