FARM Bridge Project
US Representative Sam Graves visited Lewis County on May 3 to view the progress on two bridge replacement projects. Rep. Graves viewed the bridge on Route E near Derrahs that is next to be replaced. He also stopped another bridge on Route E that is currently under construction. The FARM (Fixing Access to Rural Missouri) Bridge Program will replace 31 rural bridges in northern Missouri funded through a $20.8 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration and $5.2 million from MoDOT. Pictured is Rep. Graves and others viewing the bridge at Derrahs. Longtime Derrahs resident Darlene Spurgeon with Rep. Graves and Lewis County Commissioners Travis Fleer and Deanne Whiston speaking with Rep. Graves.
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