Vital bridge at Crown Point closed

 

By LOHR McKINSTRY
Press Republican Staff Writer
October 17, 2009 03:28 am


CROWN POINT — After an inspection showed it could collapse, the massive Champlain Bridge connecting New York and Vermont was closed indefinitely Friday afternoon.


Two of the bridge's concrete piers had significant erosion below the water line, State Department of Transportation Regional Structural Engineer Thomas Hoffman said.


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