The old bridge on Lafayette Road (old US 52) is now half gone.
Bridge bits are piling up everywhere! Check out all that twisted rebar.
I wish so many bridge bits didn’t have to end up in Eagle Creek.
Calling my smarts into question, I climbed up an unstable and shifting pile of debris to get a better perspective for this photo. I can’t get enough of seeing the tops of the bridge’s arches, but I’ll bet that when I return next week, they’ll be gone.
Workers have built a ramp of earth on the north shore that lets them move their equipment in and out. I wonder if the two horizontal surfaces that jut out from the earth on the left are former driving surfaces. If so, the road used to be a lot lower than it is now!
I stepped out onto the west railing for a closer look.
While I was there on Saturday, not only did the man near the center of the shot above come out for a look, but so did a man with two children who couldn’t have been older than six or seven. Guess it’s not every day you get to see a bridge half torn out!
See the rest of this bridge’s demolition! See the intact bridge, the deck removed, and the entire bridge removed.
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