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Times photos: Brenda Steurer One barricade has been moved aside (above), and Badger State Trail users simply go around the barricade at the other end on a bridge (below) over 8th Street. DNR closed the bridge before Memorial Day until handrails could be installed. The project has been postponed for two years, waiting for the City of Monroe to finished reconstruction of 8th/9th Street.
MONROE - Putting in hand rails up to an old railroad bridge crossing 8th Street on the Badger State Trail in Monroe is a project "on the fast track," according to Green County property supervisor Steve Johnston. Johnston is hoping the rails will be up by the end of July. They will prevent a tumble from the steep edge of the trail onto Eighth Street below.