Construction work has started on the replacement of the Honorable William Everette Lewallen Bridge over the Clinch River in downtown Clinton. Here are photos of the work, which could last three years, on Tuesday.
In August, WYSH Radio in ClintonÂ reported that theÂ contract to replace the bridge on Highway 25W/State Route 9 (Clinton Highway/Clinch Avenue) was awarded on August 17 to Charles Blalock and Sons Incorporated of Sevierville. Their bid for the replacement of the bridge, known to locals as the â€œgreen bridge,â€ came in at $27,735,269.72, WYSH said.
The bridgeÂ connects downtown Clinton to south Clinton. [Read more…]