Honey Run bridge donation

The Honey Run Covered Bridge rebuild effort received a major boost in the form of a $225,000 donation, the Honey Run Covered Bridge Association (HRCBA) announced Thursday (Jan. 2).

According to a press release, the donation by SPSG Partners, a consortium of contractors that removed debris after the Camp Fire, was aided by Chris Souder, chair of Chico State’s construction management department and volunteer project manager for the bridge’s rebuild.

The cost to rebuild the bridge is estimated at $2.7 million, according to the HRCBA. The nonprofit group has so far raised $650,000 in cash, pledges and materials, and construction could begin in June if the $925,000 mark is reached.