Burnside Bridge in danger
- From today's Hagerstown Herald-Mail:
FLOODS COULD DAMAGE BRIDGE AT BATTLEFIELD
The historic Burnside Bridge is in danger of being damaged by
Hurricane Isabel, Antietam National Battlefield Superintendent
John W. Howard said Wednesday. "That's our Number 1 concern right
now," he said.
Built in 1832, the three-arch stone bridge could be under a lot
of pressure from rising waters and debris floating down Antietam
Creek, he said.
After a thunderstorm about two weeks ago, a hole developed in one
of the bridge's side walls, he said. Because of the storm, the
entire park will be closed Friday. It may reopen Saturday,
depending on the extent of the storm damage, Howard said.
- In a message dated 9/19/03 9:38:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> Did anyone hear anything about the Bridge?Paula,
If you want to see current status of Antietam Creek, check this out:
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