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Status of bridge between Norfolk and Battle Creek

Bauer from Norfolk, NE on 6/1/2012 3:49:39 PM:
Hey everyone, first time on the site. I just got off the phone with Duane Westerholdt and he said that they are probably going to pull the barricades on the new bridge next week, and that right now you can ride about two miles west but the contractor is still doing pavement work out there so be wary of newly poured roadwork.
So good news, sounds like it'll be up and running around this time next week.

Pat from Lincoln, Ne on 6/2/2012 7:13:15 PM:
Great news! I was there in March and had to wander a bit to find the trail, because the bridge was still out. Yeah! :) Thank you so much for the update.

Paul from Lincoln, NE on 6/3/2012 2:12:37 PM:
We were just there yesterday.....don't see that happening. The whole trail was a mess, terrible, terrible, terrible shape. Huge opportunity lost by the state of Nebraska not maintaining the trail. We had 7 guys ride the whole thing from Valentine to Norfolk this week. I will be writing a whole review soon. Newspaper had article that said bridge was done, NO WAY was it done. Also part of the trail was where to be seen. do yourself a favor wait a year.