Following the additional material sampling on April 10, 2020, based on the recommendation of LiRo Engineering, the Town closed the bridge to public access due to the observed condition of one of the two main supporting girders. A followup structural analysis calculation determined that the original bridge span over the MBTA tracks must be removed for safety purposes. As a result the Town is working with LiRo Engineering and the MBTA to bring on a contractor to demolish the span only in late May, early June of 2020.
A video of the removal of the footbridge span can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/vwe6tuKiz0Q
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