Stephens College recently announced it is going to replace the two, 40-year-old bridges over Broadway and College Avenue. I asked to see the new plans, and they gladly showed them to me. The new bridges are designed very much like the old bridges, with open sides and top so objects can fall or be thrown onto traffic below or someone could even jump. Columbia has had someone fall from a pedestrian bridge recently.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Stephens College bridges should be more thoroughly inspected
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.