DECATUR, AL (WAFF) - Construction of a bridge on Old Highway 20 had been delayed because of the potential impact of construction on nearby wetlands and the discovery of several species of federally protected snails in Limestone Creek.
With environmental concerns satisfied by a redesign of the bridge and the means to pay for it identified, Limestone County commissioners moved forward with the replacement project Monday in a pair of 4-0 votes.
The commission approved agreements with the state Department of Transportation for preliminary engineering work for the new bridge over Limestone Creek and right-of-way acquisition for the approaches and bridge replacement.
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