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County G bridge work complete


September 6, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

With work complete on the bridge, seen here Thursday, over the outlet of Long Lake, drivers can once again use County G through the town of Oma as the road reopened Thursday. The work wrapped up as the end of the construction season approaches, as evident by the early splashes of fall color seen in the trees surrounding the bridge.


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OMA, Wis. - For the first time in close to two months drivers are able to use County G in Oma after the road reopened Thursday.

A section of the road had been closed since July 8 as a bridge was built where County G crosses the outlet of Long Lake, approximately 8 miles east of U.S. 51.

Although the road has reopened to traffic, Iron County Highway Commissioner Mike Swartz said Wednesday some shoulder and striping work will still be completed over the next few weeks.

The new bridge has an approximately 40-foot clear span and replaces two culver...

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