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The arch as of 3:30pm Friday. Photo: DOT webcam.
The arch as of 3:30pm Friday. Photo: DOT webcam.

The View from the Bridge (raising)

It was a busy day Friday in the Champlain valley where crew worked from dawn to install the middle arch in the new Champlain bridge.

Brian Mann was following the work through the day, and he joined Nora Flaherty from the Fort in Crown Point.  Go to full article
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

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.  Go to full article

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