MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Workers are inspecting the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis using some new technology.

The steel-tied arch bridge is being inspected with equipment from a barge on the river, which is being used for the first time in Minnesota.

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Inspections will be taking place this week from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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The new Lowry Bridge opened in 2012 after a $104 million replacement project.

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The historic bridge — which links north and northeast Minneapolis — was removed by implosion.