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Moorhead council looks to make toll bridge free

FARGO — A move is underway to make the lone toll bridge between Fargo, N.D. and Moorhead, Minn., toll free.

WDAY television reports that the 12th Avenue North bridge was privately funded by four Fargo residents in 1982.

Moorhead council members now want the bridge to become public property and free to users, rather than extend the current operating agreement.

Moorhead Councilman Mark Altenburg says a free bridge would instantly raise property values in North Moorhead.

The council plans to vote on the measure in March.

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