Red Bridge comes down
The Red Bridge was lifted by crane and put down in Red Bridge Park Monday morning in Park Rapids.
The Department of Natural Resources is beginning the process of replacing the Red Bridge with a 180-foot steel structure. The bridge will be approximately three times as long as the Red Bridge and extend further onto land east of the river.
The height between the bridge and Fish Hook River will stay at 7 ½ feet. The extra length is to make the bridge handicapped accessible.
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