On January 12, 1930, the Aerial Lift Bridge was opened to motorists for the first time. Remember, however, that the Lift Bridge has previously been a transfer bridge, so the original structure dates back to 1905. However, this date marks the first day of the lift bridge as we know it today. For more about this history, visit http://zenithcity.com/thisday/january-12-1930-duluths-aerial-lift-bridge-first-opened-for-automobile-traffic/
Here’s to the Aerial Lift Bridge’s next 91 years!