Albritton says state committed to bridge

Senator tells the commission it will happen

State Sen. Greg Albritton told members of the Escambia County (Ala.) Commission meetings are continuing to solve the problem with the $15 million bridge over the Conecuh River in Riverview noting lawsuits have been filed.

Albritton said he and the other two members of the Escambia County legislative delegation, State Rep. Alan Baker and State Rep. Mike Jones "continue to work on this fiasco".

He told commissioners a meeting was held last week with lawyers and the state's top engineer. He said the state was given a notice of default by the contractor on the project, Tanner, Inc., and that th...