About 100 turn out to voice support, opposition to 32nd Street pedestrian bridge

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About 100 turn out to voice support, opposition to 32nd Street pedestrian bridge

Some tout safety, others criticize need during first public hearing since new renderings released
New renderings released this week depict a proposed pedestrian bridge that would cross the Animas River, railroad tracks and east 32nd Street in north Durango. About 100 people attended a public hearing Wednesday to express either support or opposition to the proposed bridge.
The original rendering of the 32nd Street bridge drew pointed criticism last month from dozens of Durango residents. City officials say there are differences between this depiction and the final rendering made public Wednesday.
Some members of the public have questioned the need and the price tag of a proposed pedestrian bridge at 32nd Street.
City officials say a proposed bridge at 32nd Street over the Animas River would provide better connectivity to trails and parks.

About 100 turn out to voice support, opposition to 32nd Street pedestrian bridge

New renderings released this week depict a proposed pedestrian bridge that would cross the Animas River, railroad tracks and east 32nd Street in north Durango. About 100 people attended a public hearing Wednesday to express either support or opposition to the proposed bridge.
The original rendering of the 32nd Street bridge drew pointed criticism last month from dozens of Durango residents. City officials say there are differences between this depiction and the final rendering made public Wednesday.
Some members of the public have questioned the need and the price tag of a proposed pedestrian bridge at 32nd Street.
City officials say a proposed bridge at 32nd Street over the Animas River would provide better connectivity to trails and parks.
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