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Footbridge first aid part 2

brickI finished up stage two of the footbridge repair today by hammering some metal fence posts deep into the ground to serve as an anchor for the support base.

Some concrete mixed into the holes makes a good bond with the top of the fence post and hopefully will hold during the next heavy water incident.foot bridge

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Looking at this now, I can't believe I walked on it when it was just two long poles. Sheesh!
Comment by Brandy Mon Nov 22 06:09:16 2010
Actually, even we don't walk over it any more. It degraded a lot in the year and three quarters since that picture was taken... :-)
Comment by anna Mon Nov 22 12:13:41 2010

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