The Idaho Department of Lands has set a date for public hearings concerning a proposed railroad bridge near Sandpoint.
BNSF Railway Co. has submitted an application to built a train bridge west of the existing bridge across Lake Pend Oreille and Sand Creek.
The two public hearings will occur on May 23, 2018.
The first session will start at 8 a.m. at the Ponderay Events Center (401 Bonner Mall Way, Suite E, Ponderay).
The second session will start at 6 p.m. at the Sandpoint Middle School Gymnasium (310 S. Division, Sandpoint).
The bridge application is available at idl.idaho.gov/lakes-rivers/lake-protection/index.html
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