Flagler County Holds Ribbon Cutting on New Pedestrian Bridge

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Board of County Commissioner Chair Greg Hanson opened up the ribbon cutting and talked about the trail and bridge. The bridge took a lot of money to build the construction was 9.8 million dollars! That’s a lot of money for a bridge.

BOCC Chair Greg Hansen on top of the new pedestrian bridge
BOCC Chair Greg Hansen

Jack Evans came up to say things like ‘teamwork makes the dream work’ and it really does. He also likes the safety the bridge has. He said a good speech is a short speech. He thanked the people who built the bridge.

crowd gathered a top of the new pedestrian bridge for the ribbon cutting
Crowd for the the Pedestrian Bridge ribbon cutting

Simon came up to say a few things like so the bridge is supposed to look like the Flagler Beach pier. KCA was one of the companies who were part of building the bridge.

Speaker for the Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting
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When Greg Hanson went up cut the ribbon after the ribbon was cut the Flagler High School track team ran over the bridge and came back.

Cutting of the ribbon on the pedestrian bridge
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Amy Stroger the project manager for engineering told us they built the bridge there because they had property over there and they were able to work with other agencies like DOT who also had land there. They are going to build a park there as well as more trails.

By Elena Hagi

Elena Hagi is a Flagler County Homeschool student who loves to be involved in the community, volunteers as a Junior Amvet Officer, as well as aspires to learn more about photography, videography and writing.

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