Please note: Over-the-air viewers in South Bend need to re-scan televisions on Friday, October 18 to continue to receive ABC57, MyMichiana, Telemundo, MeTV, Decades, Movies!, Start TV and ThisTV and most other local channels in addition to WBND/WMYS. Those viewers unable to currently receive these stations over-the-air should see improved reception on October 18. Cable and satellite viewers are not impacted.

Further information on the re-scan can be found at:

https://www.abc57.com/news/antenna-viewers-plan-to-rescan-your-television-on-october-18

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Structural damage forces emergency closure of Franklin Street Bridge

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. -- The Franklin Street Bridge in Michigan City has been closed due to structural damage caused by the recent frigid temperatures.

The bridge is expected to reopen to traffic on April 15.

“The emergency nature of this bridge closure is important for our citizens to understand,” said Dr. Vidya Kora, County Commission President. “The recent extreme temperatures with arctic wind chill led to buckling and damage creating a safety hazard for our community. We must address this for public safety and make sure it is done prior to the start of our seasonal traffic.”

The declaration of an emergency repair will allow for funds to be used to pay for the costs of the repair.


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