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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Century is looking at new bridge

Freedom Road closed as the council looks for better solution

 

February 6, 2020

Gretchen McPherson

Bridge on Freedom Road closed for failing infrastructure

Although no action was taken, the Century Town Council agreed Monday night to replace instead of repair the bridge on Freedom Road after its closure following an inspection by Mott McDonald that deemed it 'not safe', with possible collapse if it stayed in use.

The inspection also recommended the town inspect its bridges not currently inspected by the Florida Department of Transportation every two years as required by the Federal Highway Administration for bridges longer than 20 feet. This recommendation will help the town's bridges meet the requirements of the National Bridge Inspection Sta...



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