Have you taken a walk, bike ride or run over the new Westerville Bike & Walkway (B&W) Bridge over County Line Road yet? More than 500 people are crossing the bridge daily, so you won’t be alone!

Some of our path users are so excited, they just can’t hide it. A group of Saturday morning runners wanted to share their appreciation for the bridge. Check out this video from Columbus Running Company.

 
And we’re excited too – the bridge officially opened August 1 giving Westerville its first pedestrian bridge over a roadway. It now provides safe passage over County Line Road for users of the B&W.
 
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This new amenity not only benefits Westerville residents, but will be utilized statewide as a part of the Ohio to Erie Trail which is planned to run from Cleveland to Cincinnati.
 
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The 106-foot, 27-ton bridge is steel-trussed and includes a wooden deck that’s expected to last 40 years with no chemical treatments. The City of Westerville received a $500,000 grant through a Clean Ohio Trail Fund grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to help build the bridge.
 

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The bridge is located on County Line Road between State Street and McCorkle Boulevard. For more information on the Westerville B&W, follow this link.