FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards says the county feels confident in its bridges, despite allegations that construction crews took short cuts in building two of them. For a "5NEWS This Morning" segment that aired Sunday (April 19), Managing Editor Larry Henry discussed this issue with Edwards. She said the safety of her taxpayers is important to her. Although she remains clear an investigation is underway to find out why the bridges weren't properly built, Edwards told 5NEWS she couldn't go into specifics because she's a defendant in a lawsuit brought on from a road department employee.
Here's a link to a conversation 5NEWS had with Washington County Attorney Steve Zega, in which he addressed coverup allegations.