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Okolona bridge is still under construction

A bridge in Okolona is still closed after a sinkhole appeared nearly 4 weeks ago. According to Okolona's Public Works Superintendent Richie Cousin, the bridge has been under construction since Monday.

Posted: Thu Jul 19 19:25:57 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Jul 19 19:25:58 PDT 2018

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that connects emergency responders to part of the city is still closed. wtva's evan hensley is live with more on this story. this bridge is on main street in okalona and is still shut down after it was condemned nearly a okalona and is still shut down after it was condemned nearly a month ago. mowers found a sink hole on it and shut it down to be repaired. this bridge is next to both the fire and police departments and first responders have said that its taking 2 minutes or longer to manuever around the bridge. repairs have begun this week but rain has delayed the repair of the bridge. for more on what the bridge looks like now as well as where they are in the repairs tune into the news at 9 and 10. live in okolona, evan hensley wtva 9 news
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