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 …