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New bridge collapses into river in eastern Saskatchewan hours after opening

  • The reeve for a community in eastern Saskatchewan says both he and the construction company don't know why a newly built bridge collapsed just hours after opening.
  • A rural politician in eastern Saskatchewan is at a loss to explain why a newly built bridge collapsed just hours after opening.
  • Reeve Duane Hicks said the Dyck Memorial Bridge in the Rural Municipality of Clayton looked good on Friday morning when it opened to traffic.
  • The Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities inspected the bridge earlier this year and told the RM that it would need to be replaced as it was rotting and dangerous.
  • Hicks, who has been the reeve for two years, said the bridge was built to Canadian standards and the municipality has been told it won’t be on the hook for the cost of repairs.

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