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Pedestrian bridge at Ben Brenman Park closed for repairs

Pedestrian Bridge at Ben Brenman Park (image via Google Maps)

A pedestrian bridge at Ben Brenman Park will be closed over the next month for repairs.

The closure means anyone going to the Ben Brenman Dog Park or Ben Brenman Park Volleyball Courts will have to take a small detour to another bridge further west.

The city said the bridge repairs are needed after a bridge inspection last year showed deteriorated under-bridge beams.

According to the city website:

It was observed during the last bridge inspections completed in November 2023, that some of the under-bridge beams have deteriorated and have to be replaced. The bridge conditions are rated as “poor” due to structural deficiencies in the beams. These conditions affect the bridges crossing over Holmes Run Stream to the Holmes Run Trail, and the southeastern bridge crossing over Backlick Run to the Brenman picnic and volleyball area.

Work on the bridge is scheduled to start on Monday, Feb. 26, and is expected to take a month to complete.

Image via Google Maps

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