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SCDOT To Fix Cherokee Co. Bridge

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Cherokee County, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to build a new bridge over Limestone Creek in Cherokee County.

We told you residents raised concerns over a temporary bridge put in that area. Residents told us the temporary bridge was slippery. Now we've learned the DOT will begin work on that permanent bridge on May 12.

The new bridge will be built on Baker Road approximately 4.2 miles southwest of the City of Gaffney.

As part of SCDOT's routine Bridge Inspection Program, the bridge at this location was rated as structurally deficient and closed on November 15, 2012.

SCDOT installed the temporary bridge to restore connectivity on May 23, 2013.

The current schedule calls for completing the work, removing the detour and reopening the road and bridge by November 30.
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