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Becker highway engineer says bridges safe, inspected every year

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The bridges of Becker County are safe and are inspected every year, said Highway Engineer Brad Wentz.

There are 67 county and township bridges in Becker County, not counting state highways, but most are actually box culverts and culverts, Wentz said.

"Anything over 10 feet is considered a bridge that we do inspections on," he said. Long Bridge in Detroit Lakes and the bridge over the railroad tracks in Lake Park are two of the county's busiest bridges.

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