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Freedom Township Bridge to Remain Closed Indefinitely


Rick Boston

County Bridge No. 69 in Freedom Township will be closed indefinitely while county officials decide how to proceed with repairs. The creek-side barrier of the bridge collapsed last month while crews were installing new water and sewer lines on Everett Road.

A bridge in Freedom Township will be closed indefinitely until officials can fully assess the damage and plan for repairs.

County Bridge No. 69, located on Everett Road near the post office, was damaged last month when an entire side crumbled into the creek while workers were running new water and sewer lines.

Because the barrier on the creek side of the bridge that keeps cars from going over the edge is gone, the Blair County commissioners have elected to close the entire bridge until an engineering study can be done and repairs are completed.

Freedom Township Supervisor Tim James said a d...

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