Park bridge replaced
June 27, 2002
The first bridge work is under way in Beaver Creek Park, with work on the rest of Montana Highway 234 through the park beginning as early as the fall.
A crew from a Great Falls construction company is building a temporary bridge for traffic while it removes the bridge, about 11 miles south of Havre, and builds a new bridge. The temporary bridge is about 30 feet west of the original bridge.
Montana Department of Transportation employees discovered last July that the bridge was unsafe when they were investigating a report of a pothole on the bridge.
Several timbers were rotten and broken, Har...