Details released on Buttigieg visit

Bridge updates still give no firm time frame for reopening

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 02, 2021 3:49 PM CT | Published: June 02, 2021 8:53 AM CT

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is visiting Memphis to learn more about the damage to the Hernando DeSoto Bridge.


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Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.