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Waco Bridge is falling down, falling down . . .Waco Bridge is falling down, falling down . . .https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=190212018-02-05T06:00:00Z2018-02-05T23:00:00Z

​​Image of suspension bridgeWACO – The Waco Suspension bridge will undergo partial closures this month as testing begins before a $5.5 million makeover.

The project would replace the wooden decking with a waterproof surface, repair deep cracks in the bridge towers, reinforce the anchors and replace all of the steel cables.

The renovation on the 148-year-old structure would begin early 2019.

“It ties east and west together,” Deputy City Manager Wiley Stem said. 

“The bridge rehab is going to be a game-changer. We’ve kind of let it go too long. I’m really proud the council has decided to step up and fund the whole thing at once.”​

Waco Tribune-Herald
Waco
Infrastructure & Transportation
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