Montgomery County allocates $100K for bridge repairs

Precinct 3 Commissioner James Noack got the green light to move forward with bridge repairs on Sawdust Road over Panther Branch after floodwaters caused significant damage to the structure.

The Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved the action during an emergency meeting Friday. The cost of the repairs, Noack said, would be under $100,000. That amount would be eligible for reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Noack had not yet selected a firm to do the repairs.

Since May 26, parts of Montgomery County has more than 15 inches of rain causing wide spread flooding. The storms came on the heels of the April storms that brought more than 10 inches of rain to the county also causing flooding.

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