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Butler Bridge Reopens In Time For Fair


Last updated 9/15/2021 at 2:47pm

A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation agreed to complete a major bridge project over Interstate 26 by the start of the Mountain State Fair. They’ve accomplished their goal.

Butler Bridge Road in northern Henderson County reopened to traffic on Friday, which was 179 days from the date of the closure. The contractor, Archer-Wright Joint Venture, built the new bridge in stages and utilized several overnight closures to complete the project in six months, which is several months less than typical construction time for a new bridge.

“We’re thrilled to reconnect traffic o...

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