Bridge

Spanning less than 20 feet, this crossing can not receive LSBP funds after 2 years where it was thought it was a bridge, only to find out it is not.

Miller asked how they are just now catching onto the fact the bridge is not long enough, the surface was over 20 feet, but the actual bridge span is the headwall to headwall, which Clyde Pritchard measured and found it to be only 18 feet. It is a special kind of structure due to its shape that Michael Baker International, an engineering firm, is supposed to look at every year.

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