Suicide Magnet Golden Gate Bridge May Get Safety Nets

The bridge in San Francisco has been the site of at least 1,600 suicides since its 1937 opening
3:00 | 03/27/14

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As beautiful and iconic as it is San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge is also unfortunately. A magnet for people attempting suicide. Last year 46 people jump to their deaths from the -- Bridge workers stopped 118. Others since the golden gate opened in 1937. It's been -- site for at least 16100. Suicide. Coming this year the first ever safety net located about twenty feet under the pedestrian sidewalk. The plan was approved back in 2006. But opposed by many. Who worry that stainless steel -- will ruin the bridges appearance. Still the 66 million dollar project is likely to be approved in a vote Monday.

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