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Bridge rebuild resumes

Work has resumed on a project to rebuild a bridge spanning the south fork of the Great Miami River, about three months after the expected date of completion.

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A crew from the Logan County Engineer’s Office works Wednesday to install wing walls on an aluminum bridge located on Township Road 51, just east of County Road 5. The road east of C.R. 5 will remain closed for a few more weeks as work continues on the project, which was delayed because of winter weather. (EXAMINER PHOTO | NATE SMITH)

Wednesday, crews from the Logan County Engineer’s Office began work to attach concrete wing walls to the aluminum box culvert bridge that spans the south fork of the Great Miami River on Rushcreek Township Road 51, just east of County Road 5.

That stretch of Twp. Road 51 between C.R. 5 and Twp. Road 110 closed in December as crews prepared to replace the previous wooden box culvert span with the new aluminum model. At the time, crews expected to reopen the roadway by Feb. 14.

 

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