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Concrete block matting, which are concrete blocks cabled to the shore to protect it, was installed in place of the aging gabions, wire baskets filled with rocks used to protect shoreline, on the Lake Mitchell shoreline north of the spillway. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)

West End Bridge project pushed back

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Work to demolish and replace an aging bridge on the far west side of Lake Mitchell could begin this fall, according to Mitchell's Deputy Public Works Director Terry Johnson.


The West End Bridge, built in 1939, crosses a narrow stretch of water where Firesteel Creek empties into the west side of Lake Mitchell.

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