Folks in Madison County Say Cost of Rebuilding Cedar Bridge is Expensive but Worth it
WINTERSET, Iowa -- Arson last destroyed the Cedar Bridge in 2002. The cost to rebuild it in 2003 as a replication of the original from the late 1800s was nearly $600,000. That included shipping timbers from Washington State. The cost this time around is unknown at this point, although it may be less expensive because the county already has the working set of drawings. Convincing folks in Madison County that the price is worth it is an easy sell.