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This image shows the now completed bridge on Turkey Run Road which was built to help create a safer passageway for cars and pedestrians during flash floods.

Five years after Spc. Darius Cooper, a 40-year-old culinary specialist, was believed to have been swept away in a flash flood on Turkey Run Road, Fort Hood has completed the construction of a $16.5 million bridge project that spans Clear Creek.

Cooper was declared deceased in June of 2017.

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Hacksaw

Once again some jerk sitting behind a desk hiding in an office who never visited the site is patting himself on the back for spending a bunch of money for a poorly designed job.

You'd think, if they'd hired somebody who ever built a bridge before, they could have designed it without two almost 90° turns at the approach!

There's going to be more people killed on wet roads, in those curves, than ever perished in the low water crossing we used around here for the past 60 years!

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