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By Sandy Schroth

Commissioners consider moving historic bridge to Neligh


December 19, 2019

Sandy Schroth

Possible relocation • Singing Bridge, a unique truss bridge listed on the Nebraska historic register, may be moved to Neligh. The bridge is currently located one-half mile south of Highway 275, just east of 519 Avenue, three miles east of Clearwater, and is not used for traffic.

The Antelope County commissioners postponed action on an agenda item requested by Andy Frey, Elm Township road closures follow-up, sending a half-dozen county residents away without resolution.

The commissioners held public hearings Sept. 3 on proposals to close two segments of county road.

Both closure requests, one mile of 848 Road, from one-half mile east of 529 Avenue to one-half mile east of 530; and one-half mile of 847 Road, were petitioned by Frey.

Brian McDonald, county engineer, advised closure of both roads at the September hearing, citing liability issues due to the roads not b...

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