It always sucks when you're heading to an appointment or to work and everything's up to speed until........you try to get onto the Blue Bridge. Well, it won't be as bad as an accident or anything, but it might get a little slow depending on the time of day.

From now until about 3:30 p.m. today (Tues. 9/22), one lane of the Blue Bridge will be closed heading from Pasco to Kennewick, as well as the Lewis St. on ramp. Then tomorrow and Thursday, just the opposite will happen. One lane from Kennewick to Pasco will be closed, as will the on ramp for that direction on Columbia Drive. What's the reason for all of this? Crews will be inspecting the Blue Bridge to make sure there aren't any loose screws and what not.