Hollywood to renovate Sherman Street Bridge

July 13, 2013

"The repairs are pretty much concentrated to the extended wing wall that's at the southeast corner of the bridge," she said. "The work is expected to take about two months to complete." Storey said the city is being proactive with the project. "[The bridge] is structurally sound for traffic," she said. "The repairs are mostly to maintain the stability of the side slope conditions of the bridge, so there is no concern that the main bridge structure is in danger of being structurally unsound or that the road is in any jeopardy." The city has been trying to secure a contractor for the project since late last year. A bid of $147,520 by H.A. Contracting was rejected by the city.
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Hollywood Blockbusters Losing Luster: They're Off 13% at Foreign Box Office

"Initially, it was Hollywood that was filling it, but Chinese filmmakers are adapting and starting to make movies that have a great deal of appeal. "If Hollywood wants to stay dominant in that market, it won't be enough to just wait for another 'Avengers,'" Nash said. "It might be partnering with Chinese studios and filmmakers, or making films that really do play to Chinese sensibilities, but they'll have to do something different.
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Bombs Away: Hollywood Braces for Historic 4 Straight Weeks of Megaflops

Sony's $80 million Adam Sandler comedy "Grown Ups 2" is expected to open Friday at between $40 million and $45 million, roughly the number the original managed. And Fox's Hugh Jackman action film "Wolverine" is projected to debut with around $70 million on July 26. Also read: Hollywood Star Power Not Driving the Box Office This Summer (Video) Despite the bombs of the past two weeks, the box office remains nearly 13 percent of ahead of last summer. We'll see where that number is at later this month, but a summer record remains a possibility at this point. With July sure to come up short of 2012, especially since "Dark Knight Rises" opened to $168 million in that month last year, the key will be August. It looks potentially strong, due more to the number of wide releases rather than a single likely blockbuster.
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Utah landscape creates backdrop for Hollywood magic

Walking along the streets of Kanab, visitors can see movie memorabilia posted in shop windows or visit the Little Hollywood Museum . The town even has its own Walk of Fame that hosts the names of notable actors and directors who filmed in Kanab including Wayne, Ronald Regan and Glenn Ford. Actor and director Robert Redford also contributed to Utahs film fame. During the filming of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Redford became enamored with Utahs landscape. According to AMC's movie blog , Redford said he moved to Utah because "there's plenty of room to roam and be alone with nature." Redfords 1972 film Jeremiah Johnson became a tribute to Utahs wilderness.
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