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White Rocks Bridge repair coming this fall

 

March 17, 2017

Photo by Jennifer Simms Flooding in 2015 caused this bridge on the White Rocks Trail to break free from its abutment. The bridge remains closed, but repair is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2017.

With the pockets of spring-like weather this winter, hikers, runners, and cyclists have been flocking to local trails. Outdoor enthusiasts who frequent Gunbarrel’s White Rocks Trail will notice the bridge that connects the trail between Valmont Road and Phillips Road is still closed. Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) does, however, have plans to reopen the bridge in 2017.

“We have it on our project list and hope to complete it by the end of the year,” said Phillip Yates, spokesperson for OSMP.

The bridge was closed in June of 2015 after heavy spring rainfall led to floodi...



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