“Old 42” bridge work nears completion

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Work is nearing completion on the Rickman Road/Old Highway 42 bridge linking Livingston and Rickman. Workers are finishing the rebar installation on the retaining walls and, according to Overton County Highway Department, work is about 85 to 90% complete. Originally planned to be open mid to late May, problems with getting material has pushed the opening of the bridge back to late June.