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Golden Gate Bridge Safety Net May Be On Its Way

 
Golden Gate Bridge Safety Net May Be On Its Way
Posted Friday, February 28th 2014 @ 6pm  by KFBK News

Officials say they could have all the funding they need this year to build a suicide net on the Golden Gate Bridge.

The bridge's general manager tells the "Marin Independent Journal" he's not exactly sure who will pay for the $66 million project, but that regional and federal agencies are putting together a plan.  

Building of the barrier could begin in six weeks when the final design plans should be completed.  

A report earlier this week says more people jumped to their deaths off the bridge in 2013 than at any time in the past 40 years.

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