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Construction of the New Sunset Beach, NC, Bridge

Jo O'Keefe Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved

English Construction Company, Inc., Lynchburg, Virginia

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October 1, 2010
Mike Alford, NC Board of Transportation member representing Division III, serves as emcee for the bridge dedication ceremony
The Carolina Borders Detachment Marine Corps League Honor Guard of Calabash presents the colors followed by singing of the national anthem
Mayor Ron Klein of Sunset Beach, NC, welcomes special guests and visitors and thanks NCDOT and English Construction Company for the new bridge
Dr. Gene Conti, Secretary of the NC Department of Transportation, presents a replica sign for the new bridge to Mannon C. Gore's son Ed Gore, Sr. and his wife Dinah
Ed Gore Sr., wearing his father Mannon C. Gore's hat, shares memories of his father with those in attendance
Ed Gore Sr. stands next to the newly unveiled sign for the new Mannon C. Gore Sunset Beach Bridge.
During the reception following the dedication of the new Sunset Beach Bridge, Meredith Hannon, 25, of Herndon, Virginia, first place winner in the contest for the best painting of the old Sunset Beach Bridge, seemingly greeting guests for hours when they stopped to congratulate her and to admire her painting.