Last timbers being placed on Kinsol Trestle

The rehabilitation of the historic and unique Kinsol Trestle has achieved a major milestone with the placing of the last and largest of the underslung truss spans on the central span over the Koksilah River.

Although opening day is still more than a month away, that crossing will be the first since 1979 when the bridge was closed, and it will reconnect to the rest of the Island one of the largest wooden bridges in the world and the highest wood trestle remaining in the Commonwealth.

However, with an opening day scheduled for the end of March, the Save the Historic Kinsol Trestle fundraising campaign still needs to raise about a quarter million dollars towards completing major elements of the project and ensuring that all government funds available for the project are matched.

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