At a meeting of the Carbon County Commissioners at the Court House, contracts were awarded for four bridges: A double arch stone bridge across Mahoning Creek to Arner & Krum for $4,784; a single arch stone bridge in Penn Forest, across Stoney Creek, to J. C. Sendel for $2,200; a single arch bridge in Kidder Township across Wolf's Creek to J. C. Sendel for $1,200; and a wooden bridge in East Penn Township across Lizard Creek, to Arner & Krum for $1,125.