Bridge groundbreaking starts with ferry ride

 

Press-Republican
June 11, 2010
By LOHR McKINSTRY
Staff Writer


CROWN POINT — The governors of New York and Vermont arrived majestically by ferry Friday as the groundbreaking for the new Champlain Bridge kicked off.


Commuters watched in awe as New York Gov. David Paterson and Vermont Gov. James Douglas came into the Crown Point Ferry docks standing on the bow of the ferry.


Both men then walked from the ferry landing to the ceremony, which was being held at the end of the approach to the bridge on the New York side.


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