Bismarck-Mandan Rail Bridge preservationists, railroad officials square off at state permit hearing

The fight to save a historic Bismarck rail bridge spilled into a permit hearing on Friday held by the Department of Water Resources. BNSF is seeking a permit to build a new bridge, and a citizens group fighting to save the existing structure is hoping the state agency will provide relief by denying the permit. Get the full story from David Nicholson with the Bismarck Tribune.

And why does it matter in Minot? We’ve been having our own fight about a historic railroad bridge. The pedestrian and bikes only Anne Street Bridge connects North Minot to downtown, and is currently closed due to lack of maintenance and resulting safety concerns.

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David Nicholson, Bismarck Tribune

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Josh Wolsky

Developer & Writer @TheMinot Voice, Fan of the Souris River, There's a lot to Savor about Minot. Fortunate to be a 'former' City Council member ;)

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