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City considering possibility of moving Dahlenburg Bridge from Sankey Park


December 6, 2016

DAHLENBURG BRIDGE stands over Ames Creek under a light snowfall early this week.

In response to vandalism, Public Works Director Mike Adams wants to move Dahlenburg Bridge from its present location in Sankey Park to somewhere else.

Right now, he’s just coming up with ideas for the pedestrian-size covered bridge, which once crossed Ames Creek in the park.

The bridge is largely hidden from view by vegetation where it sits atop an old dam used to create a pond that divided the southern athletic fields at Sweet Home High School and Sankey Park. People could cross Ames Creek and the pond using either Weddle Bridge or Dahlenburg Bridge when it was installed.

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