Upper Salford has a bridge it wants to sell you
By Jeremy Roebuck
Inquirer Staff Writer
A plan to remove a condemned piece of infrastructure in Upper Salford Township won’t cost taxpayers a dime and could help fund construction of an eventual replacement.
And if you believe that bit of creative financing in this age of budget-busting government spending, officials there also have a nice bridge they’d like to sell you.
No, really, they want you to buy their bridge.
Earlier this month, township supervisors put a 35-year-old, wooden span crossing what was once the Reading Railroad’s Perkiomen Branch Line up for Internet auction on the site MuniciBid.com.
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