30 Oct '17, 7pm

Puerto Rico continues to rebuild with the assistant of their National Guard

Puerto Rico continues to rebuild with the assistant of their National Guard

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The 892nd Multi-Role Bridge Company, 190th Engineer Battalion from Juncos, Puerto Rico, built a bridge that will allow more than 30 families in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico the ability to travel in and out of the community. The access bridge to the community was damaged by rushing water flowing over the Guajataca Dam's spillway, carrying debris and causing landslides that destroyed much of the area in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The Puerto Rico Army National Guard and many contractors have been on the site of the Guajataca Dam since Hurricane Maria hit the island on September 20. The government and civilian agencies at the site are tasked with not only repairing the damages made to the dam, but keeping the dam functional at the same time. The 892nd MRBC quickly went to work after being activated by the governor of Puerto Rico to provide a bridge...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/196106

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