Public divided over bridge

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The major concern with the Grand Avenue Bridge in Glenwood Springs is that it’s functionally deficient. But its age is showing in other ways, too. Chunks of concrete have fallen from it, and engineers worry about the danger of high runoff in the Colorado River scouring bridge piers.


State to rebuild Glenwood span, but some argue for a bypass

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — For more than 60 years, the Grand Avenue Bridge has served as a vital connection between north and south Glenwood Springs, not to mention the Colorado River and Roaring Fork valleys.
But the future of this major linkage between Colorado Highway 82 and Interstate 70 is creating a big rift within the city and surrounding community thanks to a Colorado Department of Transportation proposal to replace the aging structure.

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