Thursday, July 24, 2008

Owen Beachy, New use for Old Bridge

Meadville Tribune - Meadville,PA,USA
French Creek Recreational Trails Inc. proposes using the Mead Avenue Bridge to carry an extension of the Ernst Trail into Meadville. The bridge, parts of which were built in 1871 and 1912, was closed in 2007. (FILE PHOTO TIM HAHN/Erie Times-News) Zoom | Buy this photo The 138-year-old bridge spanning French Creek on the western end of Meadville could soon lose its perch, as county officials who own it and community members who used it would like a brand new bridge built on the same spot. Click here to read statement by OWEN BEACHY of the EADS Group, the county's engineering firm.