RICHMOND – Early in area flooding that has stretched into a third month, Ray County officials agreed to reopen the old Highway 13 bridge at Henrietta on an emergency basis.
The reopening allows people living south of the bridge to move machinery more quickly to higher ground on the north side of the bridge.
The emergency action, as commissioners explained, is temporary. But there is a glimmer of hope for a more permanent solution.
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