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CR 3111 reopened after bridge repairs

Released by The Smith County Commissioner's Court:

The bridge on County Road 3111 (Joy Wright Mountain Road), north of FM 1252 has been reopened to traffic. The bridge was shut down Thursday for repair according Smith County Road and Bridge Administrator, Doug Nicholson.

Also, County Road 46, near County Road 411 has been temporarily closed by the Texas Department of Transportation for Loop 49 construction.


Released by The Smith County Commissioner's Court:

 

Immediate Closure of Bridge on County Road 3111 (Joy Wright Mountain Road)

October 27, 2011 - Smith County Road and Bridge crews are closing a section of County Road 3111, also known as Joy Wright Mountain Road for an urgent and immediate bridge repair. The bridge, located just north of FM 1252, will be closed to all directions of traffic for the next three to five days, Smith County Road and Bridge Administrator Doug Nicholson said.

"We apologize for any inconvenience the closure may cause. Our crews are working to address this issue so that motorist can safely return this road as quickly as possible," Nicholson said.

Motorist in this area are being asked to exercise caution and plan to use an alternate route.

TxDot says the bridge was inspected Wednesday. The brige was found substandard, due possibly to rotten wood in the bridge.

An inspector followed up Thursday morning and recommened closure.

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