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Girder Hanging on Foresthill Bridge

A dangerous trend is being circulated on You Tube and social media. It shows people illegally trespassing and hanging on the Catwalk below the Foresthill Bridge over the American River.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Placer County Sheriff’s Spokesperson Deana Erwin says 10 people mostly from the Sacramento area were cited early Sunday and 24 more were encountered there later in the day.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Not only is it illegal to enter the gated catwalk are it is also extremely dangerous.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

Erwin says deputies are actively patrolling and citing violators.

Click here to listen to Officer Dena Erwin

The Foresthill Bridge is a popular and scenic destination, bu the Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to stay on the walkways of the upper deck. The view is the same and it’s much safer.

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