New bridge must be beautiful, say Florida officials

06/3/2010 | Palm Beach Daily News (Fla.)

Palm Beach's new Flagler Memorial Bridge will be beautiful as well as functional, say officials from Florida's Department of Transportation. The agency is awarding submitted designs extra points for aesthetic merit as it evaluates bids for the project. "If they know they are going to get more points for focusing on aesthetics, they'll focus on aesthetics," says the chairman of the state's Landmarks Preservation Commission.

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