Historic bridge to return to Roaring Fork River

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The Satank Bridge in Carbondale is scheduled to be returned to it's abutment the first work of January. The bridge is scheduled to reopen to pedestrian and nonmotorized use in the spring.

Garfield County says Pueblo Bridge Co. designed and built the timber and metal wagon bridge in 1900 for $3,250. It's on the National Register of Historic Places.

Gargield County committed about $400,000 to restore the weathererd bridge. The county says History Colorado committed $297,500 to the work.

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