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Swamp bridge anchoring

anchoring the swamp bridge so it won't float away again

1. Re-attach 2 pieces at the center of the swamp bridge.

2. Pound in metal fence posts on all 4 corners.

3. Secure each post to the side with an exterior screw.

The next flood will be the real test to see if all this prevents it from floating away.

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What if you created a deflector so the flood waters gently flows over the bridge instead of slamming right into the side.
Comment by Pat Sun Feb 10 08:26:16 2013

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