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Vasquez Canyon Bridge Delayed Due To Cutbacks

With state funding on hold, county decides to hold off on permanent span in canyon.

A spring closure of lanes on Vasquez
Canyon Road has been postponed until funding can
be secured for the permanent bridge over Bouquet Creek.


The bridge project is a victim of the unstable economy and
cutbacks required due to the state’s $41 billion shortfall.


The 40-foot temporary bridge installed after the Buckweed
fires was scheduled to be replaced in the spring; closing one lane at a time.
Despite the “shovel ready” status of the project, funding has been suspended
and the eight-month project will have to wait.


The original wooden bridge spanning the creek was destroyed
when fires swept through the canyon in October 2007.

Vasquez Canyon Bridge Delayed Due To Cutbacks

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