The Saratoga Sun -

By Mike Dunn 

Walkway project takes first step

Saratoga sees completion of the first phase of the pedestrian walkway project


Mike Dunn

Saratoga town crews guide the pedestrian bridge on to the abutments last Friday. The four-year project finally saw its first major hurdle crossed after the pedestrian bridge was set.

From atop of the newly-set pedestrian bridge, a beaming Chuck Bartlett looked upstream towards the autumn-kissed aspens resting on the side of the riverbank.

"I mean, look at that view ... it's incredible," he said.

It was a project which took four years, but the long-anticipated Veterans Island to the hot springs pedestrian walkway project has finally seen its first major step with the setting of the bridge across the North Platte River.

Bartlett saw the setting of the bridge as a tremendous feat. The project, which originally received funding from a Transportation Enhancement Activities...

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