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Possible Closure of Jugtown Bridge Concerns Residents

Residents of the neighborhood near the Jugtown Bridge between East Freedom and Claysburg, have growing concerns over the future of the structure as county officials decide its fate.

Bridge 73, which spans over the Beaver Dam Creek, connects Everett and Mountain Roads with about 40 residents living across the bridge.

Debra Miller, a resident, said the community has unanimously agreed that they need a new bridge.

The addition of a cul-de-sac would cut off their access to Everett Road and Dunnings Highway, which would make Mountain Road the only other way out.

"Without the bridge there, it...

 

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