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Fred Lynch

Arena Park footbridge - then and now

Posted Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 12:00 AM

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June 11, 1992 Southeast Missourian

Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department employee Rick Wilson constructs a barricade across the footbridge over Cape LaCroix Creek in Arena Park. The bridge was closed because it was considered structurally unsound. Below, a modern bridge over the creek is seen May 9, 2017 with Camille Johnson, left, and Alka Johnson.

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The old wooden footbridge was surrounded by floodwaters from the Cape LaCroix Creek in 1981, as seen in this previous blog:

Kingshighway flooding 1981

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