Thurmont, Md - After nearly 30 years, a rusty, paint-chipped bridge in downtown Thurmont has gotten a makeover
The $25,000 project was contracted by a
Officials say the bridge's former condition was not inviting for tourists, but are hopeful this new look will help.
"This is a main entrance to our town. We have our main street just over the hill so when people come in [route] 550 now they see a really nice looking bridge that says 'Thurmont' on it, they know where they are at. It's made a vast improvement," explained mayor for the town of
Officials say the town plans to also paint the bridge's concrete foundation.