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Stabilization Work Being Done on Covered Bridge

If you’ve been by South Yuba River State Park lately, you may have noticed that work has been done on restoring the Bridgeport covered bridge. You may also have noticed that some steel beams are going up under the famous all-wood bridge. Park Ranger Dan Youngren says those beams are temporary…

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The work is the stabilization phase, which was funded in this year’s state budget thanks to local efforts. Youngren says after the bridge is stabilized, there will be more work, and funding, needed…

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The park is open during construction, although visitors will see orange fencing. Also, there is access to the Point Defiance trailhead, on the north side of the bridge.

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