Glacier Park needs to replace historic Swiftcurrent Bridge

Glacier Park’s historic Swiftcurrent Bridge is falling apart . . .

The majestic Many Glacier Hotel is an awfully iconic part of Glacier National Park to not be able to get to.

But that’s what lies down the road, according to a 79-page environmental assessment that proposes replacing the park’s historic Swiftcurrent Bridge with a new, clear-span bridge.

Public comments on the proposal are being taken through March 17. The bridge is the only way to access the Many Glacier Hotel Historic District and the hotel itself, a National Historic Landmark.

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Further reading: the official press release.