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Tuesday
Oct162012

Sutliff Bridge Reopens

Sutliff Bridge, heavily damaged by the floods of 2008 is now back open, four and a half years later.

View the full article here with video:

http://www.kwwl.com/story/19809064/historic-sutliff-bridge-reopens-four-and-a-half-years-after-flood

Tuesday
Oct162012

Sutliff Bridge Nears Completion

For the first time in more than four years, Sutliff Bridge is spanning the Cedar River on its own. Workers recently removed the bridge's temporary supports and say the project is within weeks of final completion.

"I live right there so I see it every day. It looked so beautiful the other morning to not have any supports there," said Sarah Brannaman, one of the organizers who led the charge to get the bridge rebuilt.

View the full article here:

http://www.kcrg.com/news/local/Restoration-Nearly-Complete-on-Historic-Sutliff-Bridge-170914591.html 

Tuesday
Oct162012

Sutliff Bridge Authority Opens Endowment Fund

In February of 2011, the Sutliff Bridge Authority (SBA) opened two new funds at the Community Foundation of Johnson County. SBA created an endowment fund and a charitable giving fund to support the historic bridge and recreation activities in the rural Johnson County area.

View the full article here:

http://communityfoundationofjohnsoncounty.org/pages/posts/sutliff-bridge-authority-opens-endowment-fund40.php 

Tuesday
Oct162012

Bridgehunter.com Tracks Sutliff Bridge Status

Bridgehunter.com, a website of historic and notable bridges across the United States, tracks the Sutliff Bridge repair work and logs a complete history of the bridge along with photos. Check it out here: 

http://bridgehunter.com/ia/johnson/sutliff/

Wednesday
Apr182012

Design Work On Schedule

VJ Engineering, the firm hired by Johnson County Board of Supervisors, presented a status update on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Read more about the status update here.