Moving Ahead Fall 2018

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Caveman Bridge

Transforming from “gray and dingy” to “fresh and vibrant” is a makeover most people would appreciate for their own mode of transportation, whether it is truck, car, bicycle, or skateboard. Understandably, the pleasure is tenfold for Grants Pass citizens as the $5.3 million Caveman Bridge rehabilitation project boldly refreshes their iconic landmark. “I love the look of the bridge,” said Grants Pass City Council President Valerie Lovelace. “It looks sharp and dressed up. It really pops. The

improvements make the river front area, with its many attractions, a fun place to be.” The Caveman Bridge returned to its original white patina, with new, historic-looking rail that, most importantly, meets today’s crash standards. Prime contractor HP Civil Inc. of Stayton installed period lighting on the bridge reminiscent of when it first opened in 1931.

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October 5, 2018