EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- Eau Claire’s much anticipated Water Street Bridge is now open.
The bridge opened to drivers around 11 a.m. Friday.
Thursday night, Eau Claire pulled out all the stops to celebrate the new Water Street Bridge. Along with a ribbon-cutting, members of the Blugold Marching Band performed as community members got an up close look at the new $7.1 million bridge.
The old bridge served the city for almost 70 years.