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Moorhead Bridge closes to all traffic

 

September 19, 2019

The Moorhead Bridge, closed to traffic.

Last week, state engineers informed the county that the Moorhead Bridge was unsafe for travel. On Thursday, the county made the decision that the bridge would be closed to all traffic, until further notice.

The Moorhead Bridge spans the Powder River upstream of Broadus near the Wyoming state line, and provides a vital passage for ranchers to access their cattle and land on both sides of the river. The mail route has also historically crossed the bridge, with the delivery coming up one side of the river from Broadus, and returning on the other side. Hunters use the bridge in great numbers d...



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