BNSF workers prepare to weld the track joints of the new Little Campbell River trestle Wednesday.

Final touches for new South Surrey rail bridge

Welding work Wednesday was to be the final step in the replacement of the Little Campbell River trestle bridge.

BNSF workers put the finishing touches on the new Little Campbell River trestle Wednesday, welding the track joints on the 80-foot span to create a quieter, seamless rail.

The bridge was lowered into place last Thursday (Nov. 20) afternoon, following removal of its decades-old deteriorating predecessor.

Train-speed restrictions were to be lifted on completion of the welding work.

 

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