Eric Hanson wrote:Hey Gail,
I will second Thomas’s concerns. On your first picture titled “Bridge”, is the bridge bent near the left side by the footing? I am just trying to get a frame of reference for what I am seeing.
John F Dean wrote:This is going to hurt. Get hold of a contractor and get it done right. You don't want to be in the position of "fixing" it only to have someone dead or crippled for life because of your work or decisions.
Timothy Markus wrote:I think you can get across that no problem. Just do what these guys did:
You will have to paint your bus orange, but it shouldn't be an issue unless you're a cop.
Seriously, though, I agree with Thomas and Eric; the bridge doesn't look great and I think you should see if someone local can take a look at it and give you an opinion.
Rufus Laggren wrote:> touching the bridge... way to die
Well... Worse than saying a prayer and just driving over it each day? If you're willing to drive it, don't you think the other is pretty much grandfathered in?
What observing close and personal _may_ do is clarify your thinking by scaring the living beJesus out of you. Made _that_ decision real easy! <g> Gail didn't go into detail, but she did say that some neighbors park on the civilized side and walk across to their homes. That's kinda a sign, like when the forest goes all silent as a predator approaches. <G>
Anne Miller wrote:Just my thoughts ... Is that bridge on a private road? Who owns it and do you have easement rights?
Or is it on a county road?