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Second section of Milton Madison Bridge in place

View of the second piece on the barge from Air 3. View of the second piece on the barge from Air 3.
View of work on the bridge from Air 3. View of work on the bridge from Air 3.

MILTON, KY (WAVE) - The Milton-Madison bridge is a step closer to completion as crews floated the second section of the bridge in place.

The very slow process of moving the piece started Monday morning.

 The 727-foot section took several tug boats to move into place. The span weighs about 2,000 tons and was floated from the Milton shoreline.

The $100 million project is a joint effort of both Kentucky and Indiana to replace the U.S. 421 Bridge.

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