Hwy 81 bridge construction begins

HARTINGTON — The State Dept. of Roads has begun repairing a bridge on Highway 81, limiting traffic on that bridge to one lane.

The West Bow Creek bridge, approximately six miles north of the Highway 84-81 intersection, is now being worked on.

State Dept. of Roads spokesman Roger Becker said motorists should be aware that temporary traffic signals are now in place. The work is expected to be completed on the bridge early this Fall.

Traffic will be limited to a 12-foot width restriction on the bridge.