Boiler Bridge Bash cut short by stormy weather

Boiler Bridge Bash

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Greater Lafayette’s big welcome back party for Purdue students came to a soggy conclusion Thursday evening.

With only a few days before classes start, area businesses and organizations were set up on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge and at Riehle Plaza for the Boiler Bridge Bash.

However, the chance to connect with Boilermakers came to an early end once the storms moved in.

This was the second year for the event. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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