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Cabin Creek CB Restoration Approved

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Vanceburg, KY, October 25, 2011 - The Kentucky Department of Parks was awarded more than $740,000 for the restoration of the 114-foot single span bridge built in 1873. The bridge is one of only 12 remaining covered bridges in Kentucky. Also known as the Rectorville Bridge or Mackey-Hughes Bridge, it was closed to foot and vehicular traffic in 1983, according to previous information. Total cost for restoration has been estimated to be around $1 million.

There will be a public hearing about the bridge Nov. 15, at 5 p.m., in Tollesboro, exact location to be announced.

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[Thank you Brian McKee - Ed.]

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