Keowee Street bridge closing delayed

An artist’s rendering depicts the new Keowee Street bridge over the Great Miami River. SUBMITTED
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An artist’s rendering depicts the new Keowee Street bridge over the Great Miami River. SUBMITTED

Closing of the Keowee Street bridge in Dayton so that work can begin on replacing it has been delayed until January, according to a release from Montgomery County officials.

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The bridge had initially been expected to close Monday.

The Keowee Street bridge closing is dependent upon the reopening of the Helena Street bridge.

A ceremony to commemorate the reopening of the Helena Street Bridge is scheduled for today, but opening to traffic will be delayed until next week. No specific date has been provided.

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The Keowee Street bridge is providing a detour route for the Helena Street bridge and will now close on Jan. 2, according to the county.