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County commissioners discuss bridges

COLFAX — Whitman County Commissioners discussed the two bridges affected by fires during their 9 a.m. Workshop meeting Tuesday, Sept. 5.

Commissioner Michael Largent mentioned they need to find somebody to fix the Chipman Trail Bridge permanently and thanked Public Works for temporarily opening it.

“It’s a challenge, but we’ll overcome it,” Largent said.

Public Works Director Mark Storey said later in his updates that the cost of repairs for the Chipman Trail Bridge would be approximately $99,960, estimated around March.

Commissioner Art Swannack said they’d have to follow up on the issue beca...


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