Holtville bridge renamed for Marine Erik H. Silva

The Marine Cpl. Erik H. Silva Memorial Bridge on Evan Hewes Highway on Tuesday in Holtville. This bridge was formerly named the Alamo River Bridge prior to a Holtville City Council proclamation presented on Monday. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

HOLTVILLE – The Alamo River Bridge on Evan Hewes Highway has been renamed the Marine Cpl. Erik H. Silva Memorial Bridge.

Silva was killed in action in Iraq on April 3, 2003. He was 22.

Holtville bridge renamed for Marine Erik H. Silva

Holtville Mayor Mike Goodsell prepares to sign the Marine Cpl. Erik H. Silva Memorial Bridge proclamation during the Holtville City Council meeting on Monday. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

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