Scene of the Accident
8 weeks after the accident, we returned to the scene to see if the city did what they said they were going to do...make the bridge safer for bicyclists and pedestrians. Perpetual shade and moist wooden planking made for a slippery and dangerous ride. Add to that the strange little bend at the entrance and you're asking for trouble. They power-washed the bridge, drilled drainage holes, and coated the planks with an industrial sand-gritted paint. TOM busted four ribs at this spot and he was not the only one to be injured. Over the last 2 years there have been several other injuries, one severly. I just hope the solution implemented by the city is a good one and no one else gets hurt.