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DOC Honor Guards Attend in Bridge Dedication

October 23, 2018 12:00 AM
By: DOC Staff

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SMI - 2018 Oct 22 - Bridge Dedication.JPGA dedication ceremony was held Oct. 22 to officially name a Huntingdon County bridge as the Trooper Landon E. Weaver Memorial Bridge. The bridge carries US Route 22 over the Juniata River and State Route 1010

Honor guards from SCI Huntingdon and SCI Smithfield attended the ceremony and stood shoulder-to-shoulder with several law enforcement agencies who gathered to honor Weaver for his duty, honor and ultimate sacrifice.

The bridge, formerly known as the "Million Dollar Bridge," has approximately 11,000 cars pass over it daily.

Weaver was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 30, 2016, responding to a domestic violence call in Huntingdon County.

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