Nov 28, 2022 14:30 EST
BARSTOW, Calif., November 28, 2022 (Newswire.com)
On the heels of the recent BNSF Railway announcement to develop the largest railway hub in the western United States in Barstow, the City of Barstow is making its first notable infrastructure development by planning the replacement of the city’s historic bridge.
Built in 1930 and modified in 1943, the North First Avenue two-lane steel and wooden bridge has served as a thoroughfare for several decades. It was deemed a focal point of the railroad industry but no longer meets the structural and functional standards needed as the city undergoes a major railway industry transformation.
“As we gear up for the major BNSF Railway project, which will double our…