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Plan Of Action And Funding Is Coming For Coal Creek Bridge


In previous stories the Leader expressed concerns of local producers and residents of northwestern Daniels County who have become more isolated due to Coal Creek Bridge collapsing and making that corner of the County hard to get to without taking poor detour options for producers and emergency vehicles.

On July 21, one of those fears was realized when a hayfield caught fire during haying operations, just east of Steve Carney’s, north of the collapsed bridge (see photo and more info on this page). Fire trucks were delayed in arriving in a timely manner, the water tender/tank truck was unable to cross one of the detour bridges due to weig...