Police divers to recover Lake Havasu bridge pieces

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) -- Lake Havasu City plans to use Police Department divers to recover broken London Bridge pieces that fell into a Lake Havasu channel as a result of a Dec. 12 automobile accident.
 
Today' News-Herald reports that the police dive team may do the work as early as next week. It's expected to take several hours and include the use of a city crane.
 
Parts of the bridge's granite side fell into Bridgewater Channel when struck by a truck.
 
City Manager Charlie Cassens says using police divers not only will save time and money for the city but also provide a training opportunity for the dive team.
 
Cassens says a contractor will be used in the repair of the bridge once the recovery has finished.
 
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