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Fifth Street pedestrian bridge opening delayed

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The Fifth Street pedestrian bridge has been hyped as an extension of Riverwalk, awaited by the public to become a party span, but now many are wondering if it is becoming just a bridge to nowhere.

The city of Augusta hoped to have the $10 million project wrapped up in time for the July 4th celeb...

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  1. Go figure… another delay on the opening of the Fifth Street Bridge Walkway.
    As much as this would seem a good use for the old bridge, the question remains – why are we creating large new parks and recreation spaces, when the much needed historic existing ones are NOT maintained?!

  2. It will be interesting to see how well the bridge is utilized by vendors and the public, and maintained and policed by the county. Hope it is a success, but based on other similar projects, it’s hard to have confidence. It only takes one assault, gunfight, or murder to shut it down. Saturday Market at 8th and Reynolds is a success because criminals and miscreants are too lazy or impaired to get out of bed that early in the morning.

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