By Donna Green-Townsend – WUFT-FM
Marion County officials have temporarily closed the Sharpes Ferry Bridge because of damage caused by Sunday’s bad weather. Portions of County Road 314 leading to the bridge, between the State Road 40 and State Road 35 intersections, will also remain temporarily closed. Marion County officials say only local access to the temporarily closed portions of County Road 314 will be maintained.
Crews will be placing signage and barricades to let motorists know the bridge is closed. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. For more information, contact the Marion County Office of the County Engineer at 352-671-8686 during the regular hours hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.