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Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Planned For 2017

swingin bridgePlans to repair Swinging Bridge on Moffat County Road 83 in Browns park took a big step forward last week after the Colorado Department of Local Affairs approved Moffat County’s request for a $760,000 grant to repair and improve the bridge. Swinging Bridge has been open only to foot traffic for the last two years. During that time, the Moffat Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Won’t be Fixed Until 2017

swinging bridgeIt appears the Swinging Bridge will not get fixed until 2017. That’s according to Roy Tipton with the Moffat County Office of Development Services. Tipton says the deadline for applying for a grant for the funds to fix the bridge is Continue reading

Commissioners Get Update on Swinging Bridge

MC Commissioners-150T. Wright Dickinson stopped by the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday to update them on how things were going at the Swinging Bridge in Browns Park.  Last week, a new employee of Dickinson’s mistakenly drove a tractor onto the bridge, which wasn’t able to handle its weight.  The tractor fell Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Closed Due to Damage

M.C.-Road-and-Bridge-300The Swinging Bridge in Brown’s Park is closed until further notice.  The Moffat County Road and Bridge Department says a ranch truck fell through the decking yesterday, and the bridge has to be fixed before it can be reopened.  Road and Bridge’s Bill Mack said the truck didn’t fall all the way through to the river, but Continue reading