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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

A bridge over milky water complete

Pedestrian bridge set over Milk River


August 22, 2018

Pierre Bibbs

A long awaited pedestrian bridge was put across the Milk River last Wednesday, August 15, just before midnight.

If you haven't noticed. A 183,000 pound, 240-foot-long pedestrian bridge now resides in Phillips County.

As many around Phillips County were in a phase of deep sleep, about 100 citizens of Malta and surrounding towns stayed up around midnight on Wednesday, August 15, to watch two rather large cranes, capable of hoisting 275 tons, placed the long-awaited walking bridge across the Milk River alongside Highway 2 in Malta. Traffic was shut down on the Highway 2 car bridge from 10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. The construction and placement was taken on by Battle Ridge Construction, Bishop Excavating, and...

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