Cascade Bridge http://tspr.org en Bridge Meeting On Tap In Burlington http://tspr.org/post/bridge-meeting-tap-burlington <p>A meeting on the future of Burlington's Cascade Bridge is on track for this fall. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 02:24:02 +0000 Jason Parrott 39211 at http://tspr.org Bridge Meeting On Tap In Burlington Burlington to Study Bridge http://tspr.org/post/burlington-study-bridge <p>Burlington could soon have a better idea of what to do with Cascade Bridge.&nbsp; The bridge, which is about 115 years old, has been closed to vehicular traffic for about 4 years.</p><p>The city was ready to spend several million dollars to tear it down and build a new one.&nbsp; It even had received a $1-million grant to help cover the cost.</p><p>The state stepped in, though, to make sure Burlington considered restoring the structure.</p><p>The city council has agreed to have Shuck-Britson, Inc. out of Des Moines study the bridge.</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 03:51:55 +0000 Jason Parrott 15619 at http://tspr.org Burlington to Study Bridge Emphasis – May 11 http://tspr.org/post/emphasis-may-11 <p>Jason Parrott&rsquo;s guest is Steve Frevert, who is the Executive Director of Downtown Partners, the Chairman of Burlington&rsquo;s Historic Preservation Commission, and a board member of Historic Trust.</p><p>Frevert says organizations from across the country are using the month of May to celebrate and promote historic preservation efforts.&nbsp; He defines the practice as the recognition of historic assets within a community.</p><p>An example is the effort to develop a new historic district in Burlington.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 12:30:35 +0000 Jason Parrott 14935 at http://tspr.org Emphasis – May 11 Residents Want Bridge to be Priority http://tspr.org/post/residents-want-bridge-be-priority <p>Burlington continues to wait for information in regards to the future of Cascade Bridge, which has been closed to vehicular traffic for several years.</p><p>The city was ready to start building a new roughly $4-million bridge months ago.&nbsp; The project was delayed, though, to allow for a new study to be done to determine if the roughly 120-year-old bridge could be repaired or if replacement is required.</p><p>The recommendation for the new study came from the State Historic Preservation Office and was supported by several local preservation groups.</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 12:19:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 14798 at http://tspr.org Residents Want Bridge to be Priority New Review of Burlington Bridge http://tspr.org/post/new-review-burlington-bridge <p>Burlington is trying to determine if Cascade Bridge can be restored.</p><p>The city council closed the bridge on South Main Street, several years ago, to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic.&nbsp; The pedestrian ban was eventually rescinded.</p><p>The city was in the process of moving ahead with plans to tear down the roughly 115-year-old structure and build a new bridge.</p><p>The four-million dollar project was put on hold, though, after the State Historic Preservation Office stepped in.</p> Mon, 12 Mar 2012 05:20:55 +0000 Jason Parrott 11640 at http://tspr.org New Review of Burlington Bridge