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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
Local workers helped to build the historic new Champlain Bridge (Photo:  Susan Waters)
Local workers helped to build the historic new Champlain Bridge (Photo: Susan Waters)

Bridge move delayed - mason proud of the work this year

It's raining this morning in the Champlain Valley and the National Weather Service has issued a wind warning for the big lake. That means engineers won't be moving the big arch that's needed to complete the new Crown Point bridge. That effort has been pushed back to tomorrow morning.

Patrick Salerno is one of the local workers who's spent much of the last year pushing to finish the new span. He's a mason from Port Henry. Salerno told Brian Mann that he's proud to have been part of building the bridge. But he says working conditions were often "brutal."  Go to full article

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