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The 180-foot-long rust-colored arch bridge will span the Fish Hook River in Heartland Park. The project is estimated to take two months and will entail moving the old Red Bridge and a railroad trestle bridge. (DNR drawing)

Park Rapids Council gives OK to build 'Rust Bridge'

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The Park Rapids City Council narrowly approved a new "Rust Bridge" to span the Fish Hook River in Heartland Park.

The 3-2 vote Tuesday evening will allow the DNR to move forward with plans for the 180-foot, maintenance-free arch steel truss bridge that will cost $425,745.90. The DNR is picking up the tab.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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