Lexington and Purcell, OK, deal with bridge closure - Article Photos 1/8

Mike Phillips, owner of Tyler's Furniture, in Purcell, says his deliveries to Lexington, have now turned into a 94 mile trip since the State Department of Transportation closed The James C. Nance Memorial Bridge, U.S. 77/State Highway 39, that links Purcell and Lexington, Monday February 03, 2014.The bridge was closed last week after an inspection revealed cracking in the beams. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman