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By SEAN MORTIMER
Staff Reporter 

Commissioners hear reports on bridges, lack of flu vaccinations

 

December 22, 2022

COURTESY/Wyoming Department of Transportation

CC&G, Inc., the prime contractor on the Winchester Bridge, lifted the old bridge off the north side of the pilings on Dec. 14, south of Worland. It took two cranes and a pair of excavators working in harmony to get the job done, according to Wyoming Department of Transportation spokesperson Cody Beers. The old steel truss bridge will undergo testing for lead-based paint and asbestos. If those tests come back negative, the bridge will be hauled to the Washakie County museum in Worland, Beers said.

Washakie County Attorney John Worrall, Clerk to the Washakie County Commissioners Board Mary Grace Strauch, attended their final Washakie County Commissioners meeting on Dec. 20 before they retire in January.

ROAD AND BRIDGE

During Tuesday's meeting, Stuart Bower of Washakie County Road and Bridge said they will be halting major projects until spring to focus on winter road maintenance; this in...



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