Yesterday, July 29th, the Bridging the Gap Community Celebration was held at the new temporary bridge over the Niobrara River at the Boyd/Holt County line. Speakers at the event, hosted by KBRX and the Nebraska Department of Transportation, included Governor Pete Ricketts; State Senator Tim Gragert; Mark Kovar, NDOT District 8 Engineer; Chris Hawkins, Hawkins Construction; Tom Pinder, Acrow Bridge; and John Prouty, Prouty Construction. KBRX will air the ceremony tomorrow, July 31st at 2:30 PM on KBRX 102.9 FM. The Bridging the Gap raffle, won by Jerry and Kathy Schmitz, raised $870 that will go toward Boyd County flood relief. KBRX thanks everyone who participated in the raffle and joined us for the celebration!
You can also listen to the ceremony below!