Damaged covered bridge will be saved

The Hammond River No. 2 covered bridge will be saved and repaired…not torn down.

Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Bill Fraser tweeted last night that he’ll have more details today.

The bridge was damaged when a heavily loaded excavator went through the deck in October. The government has been considering whether to repair the century old covered bridge on route 680 at the end of French Village Road or replace it with a steel one.