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[Commonwealth of Kentucky]
Russell Declines to Take Over Ironton-Russell Bridge
Posted: 19-Feb-2002 7:27PM CST

The city of Russell has decline an offering from the Ohio Department of Transportation to take over the Ironton-Russell Bridge. ODOT is planning on replacing and demolishing the bridge by 2008. The 80-year old bridge costs nearly $100,000 per year to inspect and the Russell city council came to the conclusion that this was well beyond the city's budget.

More information: Ashland Daily Independent, Feb. 13, 2002 [Outside Link].

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