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Straightening the "S" in South Colton. Photo: Sandy Demarest
Straightening the "S" in South Colton. Photo: Sandy Demarest

DOT at work on South Colton "S" curve

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Travelers can expect delays, and a real "gee whiz!" moment, this weekend along a popular route into the Adirondacks from the north. A one-lane bridge has been in place over Cold Brook in South Colton since a flash flood washed the old bridge away in 2005. Construction to on a permanent bridge is well underway.

Mike Flick public information officer for Region 7 of the state DOT. He said the basic job is to replace the temporary bridge. But the $5 million project requires a major change in the landscape of a local landmark, a notoriously tight "S" curve that's an informal gateway to the Adirondacks. He talked with Martha Foley.

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Martha Foley
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