The Gage County Board of Supervisors chose Simons Contracting to begin replacing a deteriorating bridge in Wymore Wednesday morning.
Simons, with a Nebraska office based in North Platte, was awarded the contract for $1,238,871.
The bridge crosses Indian Creek on 51st Road southeast of Wymore. The road extends from River Street in Blue Springs and First Street in Wymore.
Federal funds will pay for 90 percent of the project; Gage County’s contribution will be $189,338.49.