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SLO replaces neighborhood pedestrian bridge

Posted: 2:07 PM, Dec 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-17 21:18:59-05
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Old El Capitan Bridge.jpg

San Luis Obispo’s El Capitan Pedestrian Bridge, located in the Poinsettia Street neighborhood, is back after being destroyed by a large eucalyptus tree during a storm almost five years ago.

The 33-foot steel, wood-decked bridge cost San Luis Obispo $90,000 and replaces the old wood bridge that was built in the late 1990s.