ROCHESTER, Pa. (KDKA) — The Vanport Bridge will be named ‘USAF Combat Controller Staff Sgt. Dylan Elchin Memorial Bridge.’
According to the Beaver County Times, the renaming ceremony will take place Saturday.READ MORE: Frick Park Bridge Collapse: 10 Minor Injuries Reported, 3 People Taken To Hospital
Elchin, formerly of Brighton and Racoon Townships, was killed in action in a roadside bomb blast in November of 2018 while deployed in Afghanistan.
A ceremony will take place at the Rochester VFW Post 128 at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.READ MORE: President Biden Will Proceed With Infrastructure-Focused Trip To Pittsburgh Following Frick Park Bridge Collapse
A highway sign along Interstate 376 will take place following the ceremony.
The event is by invitation only.
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