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Another important trail bridge will host a ribbon cutting this fall

Earlier this month we told you about two trail bridges that close significant gaps. The long-awaited reopening of the historic Dix Bridge between Saratoga and Washington counties is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 8. The 426-foot steel span, built in 1895, … Continue reading

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Trail significant rail trail bridges host ribbon cuttings

Cohoes Trail Bridge to Open Cohoes’ Black Bridge Trail project, a decade in the making, is finally completed.  A ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this project that was approved in 2004 will take place on Thursday, October 17th at 3:00pm. This bridge … Continue reading

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Cohoes plans get OK for bike/pedestrian retrofit of the “Black Bridge”

The Albany County City of Cohoes has decided to go forward with transforming an old Delaware & Hudson Railway bridge into a pedestrian-bicycle pathway. The bridge, connecting Van Schaick Island and the village of Green Island, is a part of … Continue reading

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Future of Letchworth’s historic Portageville Bridge hanging in the balance

Comments are being sought on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for replacement of the 1875 iconic Portageville Bridge which carries Norfolk Southern freight trains over the Genesee River within Letchworth State Park in western New York. The current weight … Continue reading

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