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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

State staff checks Rosalia trestle hazard


June 27, 2019

The Washington State Parks Department has begun a process to evaluate the 1915 concrete Rosalia trestle after concerns about pieces falling onto the road below.

The trestle, owned by State Parks as part of the Palouse-to-Cascades Trail (formerly John Wayne Trail), was the subject of a letter sent in May 2017 by Mark Storey, Whitman County Public Works director, after which he received a few calls from State Parks representatives, but no further action.

Earlier this month at “Battle Days” in Rosalia, County Commissioner Art Swannack mentioned it to State Representative Joe Schmick.

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