This is the 14th time since December 2017, when taxpayers spent $800,000 rehabbing it. That means that, even with the beams and flashing signs, the bridge is averaging more than one near-strike a month.
It has spanned the Nickajack River for more than 145 years and is in the National Register of Historic Places.
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