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N.D.’s oldest vehicle bridge rededicated

Published 05/16/2012, Grand Forks Herald

When the historic Viking Bridge closed in 2006, it caused some inconvenience for Ernest Fyre, who along with his brother, Kenneth, farms both sides of the Goose River in Viking Township. And when it was removed for a few months in 2010 to be a restored, he didn’t mind a bit, even though the bridge was sitting on his land, where the $530,000 restoration project took place. The Viking Bridge — the oldest documented vehicle bridge in North Dakota — was rededicated Wednesday. The project was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

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