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Tag: lahar

Oct.
31st

ORTING: Lahar bridge needs to be scaled back

Re: “Long effort to build a lahar bridge in Orting makes progress” (TNT, 10-30).

I travel the road to Orting often. One thing that I think of every time is when will they replace the old narrow bridge that is such a safety hazard near McMillin. It is a well-traveled road that is beyond overdue for this replacement.

I then read of a proposed foot bridge that may never be needed and may cost $50 million. It seems a lahar foot bridge is a very good idea, but the $50 million cost will kill the project. If they really

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