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New Bridge Unveiled in North Carolina.

The U.S. 17 highway bridge over the Neuse River in New Bern, N.C., was unveiled this November/ The project, which cost $120 million, is the largest single contract of its type in the state DOT's history. Contractors constructed a multilane fixed-span bridge, which is more than 3048 meters long; a new tri-level interchange over an existing interchange; and eight interchange bridges up to 1067 meters long.

The new bridge has a 81-meter main channel span, one of the largest in North Carolina, as well as 65 feet of vertical navigation channel clearance.
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Date:Jan 1, 2000
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