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Granite Falls will save a historic suspension bridge built in 1935. City Council members on Monday awarded a $1,490,287 bid for its restoration. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Historic suspension bridge will be saved: Granite Falls awards bid to restore pedestrian bridge over Minnesota River


GRANITE FALLS — A historic pedestrian bridge that spans the Minnesota River in downtown Granite Falls will be saved.

Granite Falls City Council members at their meeting on Monday awarded a $1,490,287 bid to Robert Schroeder Construction Company, of Glenwood, for the bridge restoration, according to City Manager Bill Lavin.

The company will begin work this season on the project. It is expected to take about one year.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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