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Highway project includes unique fence

Products designed to take impact of falling rocks

 

August 1, 2019

Annie Wooden

ROCK FALL FENCING being installed along Highway 200 east of Thompson Falls is secured by anchors on top and on bottom (as seen above) that are drilled 25 feet deep into the rocks.

Driving through the Highway 200 construction project east of Thompson Falls this spring and summer has offered views of cranes, excavators and crews scaling rocks. The mesh fencing being constructed looks like oversized chicken wire, but as The Ledger found out this week, there's a lot that goes...



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