News Conference on Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge Closure, 10 a.m. Tomorrow, Sept. 18


Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz will hold a news conference regarding the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge closure, at 10 a.m. tomorrow, Sept. 18 in the Gazebo at International Park in East Toledo.

The bridge connecting downtown Toledo and East Toledo will be closed beginning Sept. 24, 2018.

The bridge must be closed for Toledo Waterways Initiative work to install an 84-inch pipe connecting a combined sewer overflow to a 5.2-million-gallon storage basin under International Park. The Toledo Waterways Initiative is a federally-mandated program requiring the city of Toledo to reduce sewage discharges into waterways. For more information on the program, go to

WHO: Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz
WHAT: News Conference
WHEN: 10 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 18
WHERE: Gazebo at International Park