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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Wekiva River 'bridge to nowhere' still stands after nearly 60 years

Published 4/25/2015
The 160-foot-long concrete overpass spans the Wekiva River connecting Seminole County with Wekiwa Springs State Park in Orange County near Apopka.

Brett Blackadar, Seminole County's engineer, said demolishing the bridge would be tricky because of the environmental impact it would have on the river. The Wekiva River is designated as a National Wild and Scenic River and an Outstanding Florida Water, giving it special protections.

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