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Voting to Choose Color of Glover Cary Bridge to Begin on Friday
Posted: 14-Aug-2003 12:08AM CDT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will begin repainting the Glover H. Cary bridge in downtown Owensboro in 2006; however, before then, the cabinet must choose a color for the new paint. Owensboro residents will be able to voice their opinion on the bridges new color beginning Friday. Residents will be able to vote at the Daviess County Public Library, Towne Square Mall, and online at the Messenger-Inquirer website.

Area students were given a chance to vote on the bridge color in the spring. Blue is the current front runner with 44% of the vote with teal (22%), brick red (17%), and green (14%) following. The bridge was last painted in 1987 and is currently teal.

More information: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer: (Aug. 13, 2003) [Outside Link] (free registration required), WKYT: Citizens Will Vote On Bridge Color (Aug. 13, 2003) [Outside Link], KentuckyRoads.com: Photograph of Glover H. Carey Bridge

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