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Barge Salvage Work Continues


Salvagers are at work on a partially submerged barge near the site of the new US 60 Ledbetter Bridge between McCracken and Livingston Counties. 

The barge began sinking during the Memorial Day  weekend. Divers are currently inspecting the barge to determine the best way to raise the structure, which supports a 280 foot crane used to build the new span. Contractors say the sinking  barge won’t delay completion of the new bridge.

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