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Lackawanna Bridge closed indefinitely
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Posted on June 12 2010, 10:41am by Mark Esper in Local News category
It fails state inspection.
The Lackawanna Bridge was closed Monday and its reopening is uncertain after it failed a state inspection. Amy King runs across the bridge on Tuesday after being told the bridge was declared unsafe. Shaun Lomax takes his chances with a more leisurely gait. Both are students visiting from the University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. Photo by Mark Esper
The Lackawanna bridge over the Animas River was closed Monday after it failed an inspection by a Colorado Department of Transportation contractor.
And county road supervisor Louie Girodo said he isn’t sure when — or if — it can be reopened.
Meanwhile, the culvert on County Road 110 over Cement Creek at Gladstone also has failed and the crossing there was closed on Tuesday.
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