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Gwangju’s Baekwoon Overpass to be demolished

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Gwangjus Baekwoon Overpass to be demolished


The City of Gwangju said Sunday that it will enforce a project to demolish Baekwoon Overpass in Namgu.


Reportedly, the City will select a company to demolish the bridge by June and carry out the project in the latter half of this year.


If the plan goes as City Hall scheduled, the overpass will be gone by the end of this year.


Baekwoon Overpass opened in November 1989 connecting Baekwoon-dong and Joowol-dong.


While providing a daily route for an average of 160,000 vehicles, calls to close down the bridge continued due to frequent accidents reported there brought on by its steep slope and curve.

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