July 10, 2020 - A bridge that crosses over the Harber Ditch on Bluffton Road just south of Winters Road is getting a complete overhaul.

The Allen County Commissioners took the first step in the project July 10, approving an agreement with USI Consultants, Inc. for engineering and right of way services. The project will be completed with the use of $1.4 million in federal aid administered by the Indiana Department of Transportation.

The bridge was built by INDOT in 1927 and was rehabilitated in 1977. Bill Hartman, director of the Allen County Highway Department, said the bridge has “pretty much reached the end of its useful life.”

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