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Skyland Drive to be Closed for nine months

RESIDENTS IN THE ADDIE COMMUNITY ARE NOW DEALING WITH THE INCONVENIENCE OF HAVING A BRIDGE OUT ON A PRIMARY TRAFFIC THOROUGHFARE.  STATE BRIDGE NUMBER 320 IS LOCATED ONE POINT TWO MILES SOUTH OF THE WILLETS ROAD INTERSECTION WITH US HIGHWAY 74 ON SKYLAND DRIVE. THE “THROUGH” ROAD WILL BE CLOSED FOR ABOUT NINE MONTHS. LOCAL RESIDENTS CAN USE MINERAL SPRINGS DRIVE OR WILLETS ROAD AS ALTERNATIVE ROUTES DURING THE NINE MONTH PERIOD EXPECTED FOR THE BRIDGE TO BE REPLACEMENT PROJECT TO BE IN PROGRESS.  THE PROJECT ALSO INCLUDES GRADING, DRAINAGE, PAVING, AND STRUCTURE REPLACEMENT.  THE BRIDGE SPANS A CUTOUT FOR THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN RAILROAD.