Attempts to preserve the 1931-era B.B. Comer Bridge over the Tennessee River in Jackson County, Ala., are continuing, with organizers hoping money slated for its demolition could instead be used to save the historic structure. In February, a group dedicated to the study of historic bridges put the span on its list of Top 10 saveable bridges in the United States.
Attempts to preserve the 1931-era B.B. Comer Bridge over the Tennessee River in Jackson County, Ala., are continuing, with organizers hoping money slated for its demolition could instead be used to save the historic structure. In February, a group dedicated to the study of historic bridges put the span on its list of Top 10 saveable bridges in the United States.
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published Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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An agreement between a nonprofit group looking to save the B.B. Comer Bridge in Scottsboro, Ala., from the wrecking ball and the company contracted to demolish it could lead to the old steel span's preservation.

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