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Chaves County now has the $1.75 million needed to replace the West Brasher Road bridge that some residents have complained to county officials about for a few years.

Chaves County now has the funds to replace a small and narrow bridge on West Brasher Road near the city landfill that residents have complained about for a few years.

The county has received a grant from the Transportation Fund Program of the New Mexico Department of Transportation that will provide $1,187,500 of state money and requires $62,500 in matching funds from the county.