Can Dewey Bridge be restored?
Definitely. From commencement to completion, the bridge engineer advising the Grand County Historic Preservation Commission estimates that it will take a five-person crew five months to restore the bridge once the steel rods and fasteners are custom built and the lumber is milled and delivered. This time estimate was developed in consultation with a Grand Junction construction firm with experience in both modern bridge construction (e.g., the new Highway 128 bridge over Castle Creek) and historic bridge restoration including a project now underway near Fruita.

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1. What happened to Dewey Bridge?
2. Why is Dewey Bridge important to southeastern Utah and western Colorado?
3. What is significant about the design of Dewey Bridge?
4. How much of the original Dewey Bridge is left after the fire?
5. Can Dewey Bridge be restored?
6. Will it still be Dewey Bridge after the restoration?
7. What will it cost to restore Dewey Bridge?
8. What responsibility does the family of the child who set the fire have to help with costs?
9. What will be done to prevent another wild fire from destroying the restored bridge?
10. Who is leading the campaign to restore Dewey Bridge?
11. What initial goals have been set for the restoration project?
12. How can I help with the restoration campaign?
13. Who will hold my donation while funds are being raised?
14. What fund raising strategy is being considered?