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Dane and Sauk County partner to study trail bridge over river


August 8, 2019

Autumn Luedke

Great Sauk State Trail Commission chair Marty Krueger led the feasibility kickoff event for a proposed 500-foot recreation trail bridge that could connect Sauk and Dane Counties for pedestrian traffic in the future.

A 500-foot pedestrian and snowmobile bridge proposed over the Wisconsin River could connect Dane and Sauk counties in the future.

Officials from the two counties gathered for a feasibility kick-off event July 23 in front of the entrance to the site of the former century-old Sauk City Rail Bridge. Although there were previous discussions about building a pedestrian bridge at the site, the event served as an official agreement between both counties to conduct a feasibility study for the proposed bridge.

The Wisconsin River serves as a natural county line divide; the bridge would connect the n...

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