South Bend pedestrian bridge under fire
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Another one of Mayor Leucke's special projects is under fire.
Initially the city council set aside $750,000 for the pedestrian bridge across South Chapin Street, but now the proposal is down to $250,000
The new proposal includes a paint job and basic repairs to make the bridge less of an eye sore, but the repairs will violate the Americans with Disabilities Act setting the city up for a potential law suit.
After already investing a significant amount in the new crosswalk, some council members say the bridge is unnecessary.
The council will vote on the new proposal at Monday’s meeting, November 14th.