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ATT I-40 span a bridge over troubled water

What the American Tobacco Trail bridge over I-40 is supposed to look like — if it gets built.

The long-awaited pedestrian bridge over I-40 in Durham that represents the last link in the 22-mile American Tobacco Trail — the link that was supposed to begin construction later this summer and open next year — has been derailed.

Turns out the project will cost about $2 million more than Durham anticipated, $2 million that the city must now try to come up with in a period of extreme cutbacks in across-the-board government spending. read more