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Brent Scott, left, Kelly McKen and Ernie Wong are lowered into the Nanaimo River canyon to check the structural condition of the northbound lane bridge on the Island Highway, while Graeme Tasker and Rees Davidson maintain safety watch topside Wednesday morning. - CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin
Brent Scott, left, Kelly McKen and Ernie Wong are lowered into the Nanaimo River canyon to check the structural condition of the northbound lane bridge on the Island Highway, while Graeme Tasker and Rees Davidson maintain safety watch topside Wednesday morning.
— image credit: CHRIS BUSH/The News Bulletin

Brent Scott, left, Kelly McKen and Ernie Wong are lowered into the Nanaimo River canyon to check the structural condition of the northbound lane bridge on the Island Highway, while Graeme Tasker and Rees Davidson maintain safety watch topside Wednesday morning.

The men, with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and McElhanney engineering firm, travel around B.C. carrying out detailed bridge safety inspections.

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