Bridges near Mercer University painted orange


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mercer University shows its school spirit in a different way.

Two bridges over I-75: the Stadium Drive bridge and the Georgia 74 bridge were coated with an orange specialty paint.

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Penny Brooks, the Communications Specialist for the Georgia Department of Transportation, says that the department doesn’t usually get requests like this.

The project cost Mercer University $15,000 dollars.