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3:30 pm. The arch rises a few feet per hour. Photos: DOT webcam.
3:30 pm. The arch rises a few feet per hour. Photos: DOT webcam.

Installation of missing link begins on Crown Point bridge

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UPDATE: The arch was at the new site around 8 this morning. Lifting it into place is expected to take four to eight hours.
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This morning just before six am, workers on the waterfront in Port Henry fired up their tug boats and began moving the massive four hundred foot arch that will complete the Crown Point bridge.

Fifty or so people turned out early to watch, listening quietly as the tugs' big engines rumbled. Brian Mann was on the breakwater watching as the big arch left the construction yard and began its journey south to Crown Point. He spoke with Martha Foley.

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2:00 pm. The arch begins to rise. Photos: DOT webcam.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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8:30 am. The temporary ferry passes in front of the Crown Point bridge arch, being brought into place by barges.

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