Eagle County completes $5.8 million bridge building

29th August, 2016 by

By Randy Wyrick

BURNS — You know things were built right when they take 71 years and 82 years to wear out.A pair of bridges opened Monday in northeast Eagle County, replacing their predecessors that were built in 1934.Construction on the Catamount Bridge and the Burns Bridge began September of 2015. The Eagle County commissioners cut the ribbon on both Monday morning, located approximately 25 miles northeast of Dotsero on the Colorado River Road.The Burns Bridge cost $2.9 million, the Catamount Bridge also cost $2.9 million, with 80 percent of the money coming from the federal government.A river runs through themCatamount down to …

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