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Friendship Trail Bridge has friends trying to save it from demolition listen

04/23/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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A group of Tampa Bay area residents is fighting the clock to save the old Gandy Bridge as a pedestrian and bicycle trail. The group, led by architect Kenneth Cowart, has until the next Hillsborough County Commission meeting to come up with plans enticing enough for the board to take the doomed Friendship Trail Bridge off the chopping block.

Earlier this month Hillsborough County Commissioners were set to vote on the demolition of one of Florida’s oldest bridges. But they didn’t. Inst...


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