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City to Replace 5th Street Bridge and 7th Street Bridge

~Major detours will be in place during construction~

Beginning the first week of January, the City will begin replacing the 5th Street Bridge over Leigh Street and 7th Street Bridge over Leigh Street.  Motorists and pedestrians who travel the area will be affected.  While the bridges remain safe, the weight load for each bridge was reduced several years ago due to on-going wear.

The $3.6 million dollar project is being funded through City and state funds.  The contract has been awarded to Corman Construction.

The work will take place in two phases from January 5 through August.The following changes will be in place during construction:

Phase 1: 7th Street Bridge over Leigh Street (January 5 to mid-May)
7th Street will be closed at Clay Street to through traffic.Clay Street between 7th Street and 8th Street will be a detour route. No on-street parking will be permitted from January thru May.8th Street between Clay Street and Leigh Street will be a detour route. No on-street parking will be …