Extensive erosion from the Boise River at flood stage has forced officials to remove the south bridge leading to Plantation Island along the Boise Greenbelt in Garden City. On Monday, April 3, 2017 Inland Crane Co. was hired to hoist the bridge off the river. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Extensive erosion from the Boise River at flood stage has forced officials to remove the south bridge leading to Plantation Island along the Boise Greenbelt in Garden City. On Monday, April 3, 2017 Inland Crane Co. was hired to hoist the bridge off the river. Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
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April 05, 2017 1:59 PM

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