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Howard Co. unveils options for future Columbia transit bridge
Howard Co. unveils options for future Columbia transit bridge

A consultant hired to study the existing footbridge that crosses over Route 29 and connects east and west Columbia has developed a menu of options to upgrade the existing bridge ranging in cost from $1.5 million to $30 million.  The results of the study, which were revealed Thursday during a presentation to the Columbia Association Board of Directors, proposes a series of options that includes retrofitting the existing bridge, replacing the bridge with a larger structure and supplementing the existing bridge with a second bridge.  John Powell, the county's administrator of the office of public transportation, said the goal is to present the options for community...

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