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Old iron beam bridge to get update


April 11, 2019

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THE BERGLAND BRIDGE, shown here on the west branch of the Ontonagon River after its collapse in 2013.

ONTONAGON - Michigan Trails and Recreation Alliance of Land and the Environment received a grant for $363,630 to complete upcoming trail projects.

Linda Schulz, secretary and special project coordinator for MI-TRALE, said the money will be used to replace an "old iron beam bridge" that collapsed in 2013 and a couple other projects scheduled for 2019.

"We were there one and the next day we were there to finish up our project and the bridge fell in overnight," she said.

Schulz said MI-TRALE has been applying for grants to repair the bridge ever since it became unusable.

Located East of Berg...

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