Bridge Walkers Ignore
No Trespassing Signs
MILFORD — The county engineer says the Mott Street Bridge is dangerous and people should stay off.
Engineer Mike Lamoreaux and Pike County Commissioner Matt Osterberg were down at the bridge Monday morning examining a parapet leading up to the county-owned span on the Dingman Township side. The wall had collapsed, dropping boulders down into the Glen and leaving a large hole in the masonry. It looked like it might have washed out, but the two officials suspected vandals were responsible.
While they were there an adult man and a child ignored the “No Trespassing” sign on the fence blocking the bridge, climbed up the parapet wall and walked onto the bridge from the Milford side. The county officials called the Milford Police. Chief Jack DaSilva responded but in the meantime the two trespassers slipped away.
The commissioners announced last week that they asked Milford Borough Police to charge any individuals found on the bridge with trespass. They also said they would commence a civil action for property damage against anyone who willfully damages the protective barrier that attempts to prevent unlawful access to the bridge... for complete story, get this week's paper.
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