Future bright for span's lights

County seeks bids to replace Big Dam Bridge’s bulbs

Posted: September 1, 2014 at 2:53 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 08/30/2014 - Lights on the Big Dam Bridge are out of order and in need of replacement August 29, 2014.

After eight years of illuminating the night along the Arkansas River, the fading lights across the Big Dam Bridge are soon to be replaced.

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