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Jimmie Davis bridge will be purple

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SHREVEPORT, La - You voted and officials say the new color for the Jimmie Davis bridge will be purple!

More than 7,100 votes were cast by residents for 8 different colors like green, blue, purple, gray and gold.

The paint will be the last thing done in the bridge's rehabilitation project as the structural repairs will take place first.

The bridge's rehab is estimated to cost between $15 and $20 million dollars.

Purple won by more than 30% of votes. Blue came in second and the color red was third.

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