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11 Bridges To Be Replaced In Western NC

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Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina. Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Transportation department officials plan to replace 11 bridges in western North Carolina.

The Asheville Citizen-Times reported (http://avlne.ws/1pEIGhv) that the transportation department has awarded a contract worth more than $11 million to a Mooresville company for the new bridges in Buncombe, Madison and Mitchell counties.

The agency said the bridges are considered functionally obsolete or structurally deficient. But the transportation department says the bridges are safe for travel.

Dane Construction is expected to begin work on the bridges as early as Aug. 25. The work on the bridges is expected to be completed in November 2017.

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Information from: The Asheville Citizen-Times, http://www.citizen-times.com

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