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Dale Satterfield, Laurens County’s Director of Public Works, issued a report regarding the five bridges in the county that have been closed in the name of safety of “the traveling public.”

On Aug. 29, bridges on Wells Road, Burdette Road and Park Road. No repair/replacement dates have yet been established.

On Sept. 9, a bridge on Harris Grove Church Road was closed at the recommendation of the S.C. Department of Transportation.

On Oct. 16, a bridge on Gristmill Road was forced to close due to damage by traffic exceeding the posted weight limit of the rated bridge structure.

All listed bridges will remain closed until further notice.