Photo: Randy Johnson

The Dungeness River has flooded four times since February 2015. The first flood damaged the old railroad trestle and closed the Olympic Discovery Trail. In the 10 months and 2 days since that first flood, the 585 feet of old trestle have been replaced by 720 feet of salmon-friendly, river-worthy pedestrian bridge, and the floodplains are flowing freely. Read the full article to learn more about the multiple benefits to nature, people, and salmon that were achieved with this project.

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