Right after the Minneapolis 1-35W Bridge collapse last Wednesday, NCDOT inspectors visited Belmont and a similar bridge on Hwy 273 near Plant Allen. Here is what they found: WCNC Top Stories.

bridge-inspection.jpg ( Observer photo)

Last week both the Gazette and Observer reported the inspections. We hoped that the only access south to the point is OK. It appears that while it is old, it is stable.


(Hendsill, Gaston Gazette photo)