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For Immediate Release
February 1, 2023
Nicole Gibbs


85th Street Bridge Incident

(Sedgwick County, Kan.) – At around 11 a.m. today, an employee of a contractor working on site was injured and taken to the hospital while working on replacing the bridge on 85th Street between Woodlawn & Oliver. The replacement of the bridge is part of the Sedgwick County Capital Improvement Program. The construction crew was in the process of resetting a pole for the bridge footing when the employee was injured.

We are very saddened by this tragic accident and send our thoughts to the family and company.