Alan Reed/News This bridge on Thayer Road, just south of U.S. 36, is on a list of Knox County bridges considered to be structurally deficient. Knox County Assistant Engineer Larry Bechtel said the bridge is completely functional and currently carries a weight limit of 10 tons due to rusted beams. Sen. Sherrod Brown said this is one of 50 bridges in Knox County considered as structurally deficient. Purchase
MOUNT VERNON — The extension of a bipartisan transportation bill to support construction projects for Ohio’s roads and bridges was the subject of a telephone press conference Wednesday afternoon with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
Brown stressed the need for Congress to pass a long-term bipartisan transportation bill, saying that numerous construction projects would be delayed and thousands of construction jobs would be at risk unless the bill is authorized.
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