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Construction Starting Soon On French Broad River Bridge


Last updated 12/23/2019 at 3:20pm

Transportation crews will soon start a significant stage in the project to widen Interstate 26 at the French Broad River.

Following several weeks of clearing near bridges on I-26 that cross the river, crews from the Fluor-United Joint Venture may begin the first steps of replacing those bridges with a single structure as soon as next week.

“We’re excited to get started on one of the major components of this project,” said Nathan Moneyham, assistant construction engineer for Division 13, which includes counties in the Asheville area. “It’s a big step.”

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