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Actually, Geoff makes a great point. If DDOT thinks it can keep the current bridge open for a few more years, it might make sense to sit on this for a while, even if they need to dump some more money into the existing span.

If the traffic volumes really decline, I also wonder if they could cut much of the budget by closing the bridge for a year or two. It'd be inconvenient, but could potentially save a ton of money.

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