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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.

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