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Blowouts and bridges for county crews

County works on FSR 261 and Flying Diamond bridge

 

Erik Gantt

Bill Nation, Carbon County Road and Bridge Superintendent, fells a cottonwood tree along the Encampment river that was threatening the Flying Diamond bridge on CR 680.

On Oct. 26 and 27 Carbon County Road and Bridge crews made repairs to Forest Service Road 261 (FSR 261) also known as the Cedar Pass road. During the rest of the week they removed trees around the Flying Diamond bridge on Carbon County Road 680, the Baggot Rocks road.

Bill Nation, Carbon County Road and Bridge Superintendent, said the work on FSR 261 appeared to be successful, but, "Mother nature will be the decider on that."

Nation said his crew cut 35 to 40 feet into the uphill side of the road to create an entirely new road surface for vehicle travel. In the area that had previously slum...



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