Lincoln County board hears detention center’s require for new flooring and can make strides toward Sutherland bridge challenge | Community

Commissioner Jerry Woodruff explained some of the flooring was inadvertently ruined through the renovations and desires to be changed.

“That nevertheless doesn’t eradicate the fact that you have 11-12 months-previous tile sitting in some parts, and then the place the building parts butt up versus it, we are putting in new tile,” Woodruff said. “It is heading to seem pretty patched up.

“We’re not constructing the Taj Mahal about there, but my placement is that this requires to be as pleasing to the workforce as achievable as properly as purposeful.”

Also on Monday, the board signed an settlement with Gary Trego for momentary and lasting easements as part of the Sutherland Condition Assist Bridge substitution task.

Trego owns residence just north of North Prairie Trace Street, where by construction of the new bridge is scheduled to begin this fall, according to County Freeway Superintendent Carla O’Dell.

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She said it was the to start with of three easement agreements with people today that will appear ahead of the board ahead of the do the job commences.

The latest narrow bridge, positioned just about 4 miles north of Sutherland, was one particular of 17 many-span concrete arch bridges designed beneath Nebraska’s point out-aid system in between the 1910s and ’20s.

The Sutherland bridge, which is 795 ft prolonged and 16 toes broad, is the only a single of that group that has not been destroyed or altered since.