Walnut Street pedestrian bridge over canal reopens

Local

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Walnut Street pedestrian bridge over the downtown canal is back open.

The bridge had been closed for more than a year for maintenance.

City officials told News 8 the support beams on the bridge had lost 50% of their material makeup. Work was delayed for months because bids came in higher than expected.

Now, the bridge is reopened and looks a little different than it used to.

People voted on the color selection. Orange was the winner.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK

FREE News & Weather Apps

Storm Track 8 Weather App

Download Now:

WISH-TV News App

Download Now: