Erosion Around Fitch’s Bridge Abutments Requires Emergency Closure & Repair Wed, 09/05/2018 - 6:17pm Heraldgroton Photo showing that approach to bridge abutment was filled with sand instead of gravel, making an erosion problem inevitable. Photo by Russell Harris Earthscape workers reconstructing and extending bridge abutment. Photo by Russell Harris Mini Excavator skilfully deployed at River’s bank. Full text available to online subscribers only. If you are a current online subscriber, please click here to login. If you are not a current online subscriber, please click here to view our subscription options. Thank you.