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'Structural deficiencies' force closure of bridge on Joe Sevario Road in Prairieville

Source: Ascension Parish Government Source: Ascension Parish Government
PRAIRIEVILLE, LA (WAFB) -

Officials in Ascension Parish report a bridge in Prairieville will be closed immediately because it cannot be repaired.

They said the bridge on LA 932 (Joe Sevario Road), which is just south of Galvez Middle School, will be replaced.

According to officials, it is believed the bridge may have suffered damage due to the recent flooding because a recent inspection discovered "structural deficiencies" that have been deemed irreparable.

The government official stated there were no such problems when the bridge was checked a year ago.

Drivers will need to find alternate routes to get around the area.

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