The Jefferson Street bridge between West Main and West High streets in Lexington. City officials wants the state to give it the Jefferson Street bridge so it can tear it down for a proposed expansion of the Lexington convention center and the Town Branch park. This is from the Lexington Center parking lot looking toward the bridge.
The Jefferson Street bridge between West Main and West High streets in Lexington. City officials wants the state to give it the Jefferson Street bridge so it can tear it down for a proposed expansion of the Lexington convention center and the Town Branch park. This is from the Lexington Center parking lot looking toward the bridge. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
The Jefferson Street bridge between West Main and West High streets in Lexington. City officials wants the state to give it the Jefferson Street bridge so it can tear it down for a proposed expansion of the Lexington convention center and the Town Branch park. This is from the Lexington Center parking lot looking toward the bridge. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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