Category: Save The Bridge

Bridge Damaged

Only days after being placed on the nation’s National Historic Register, Long Grove’s iconic bridge was severely damaged by an over-size, over-weight truck.

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Why is the Bridge Historic?

Long Grove’s Covered Bridge is historic because it is a rare surviving example of a classic bridge design and it continues to perform the same function in the same place, just as it has for over 100 years. The design retains it’s integrity and the pedestrian walkway feature makes it stand out against the few peers that it has.

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