State Law Prevents Bike Bridge Construction

The access to recreational outdoor areas is one of the biggest draws in Bend, and also one of the largest economic drivers. That’s why the Bend Park & Recreation District has proposed that a new pedestrian and bike bridge be built south of the Old Mill District area, but a state rule passed specifically for the Upper Deschutes River is standing in the way of the project.

Central Oregon Daily’s Brian Jennings looks at the passionate debate surrounding the proposed bridge.

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