Eaton Rapids receives funding for restoration of historic pedestrian bridge

A more than 100-year-old pedestrian bridge leading to an island in Eaton Rapids will receive a makeover this fall. Seventy-five percent of the $450,000 project will come from a grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation with remaining funds from the Eaton Rapids Downtown Development Authority.
According to excerpts from the article:
"…. the west bridge project should help restore the structure to a like-new condition. (City Manager Jon Stoppels) said during construction the bridge won’t be completely torn down but taken apart and built back up. When it’s finished the bridge will sport new decorative street lamps."
Read the full article here.
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