Senator Young Joins in Ribbon Cutting for New 'Center Street Bridge'

Catharine Young

November 22, 2011

Senator Catharine Young is joined by officials from the Seneca Nation and other local and state representatives at a recent ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony to mark the grand re-opening of the replaced bridge at Center Street and Front Avenue in Salamanca. The previously unnamed bridge, referred to as the “Center Street Bridge” was newly named after the famed Seneca statesman Chief Cornplanter.

The new bridge includes areas for pedestrians, bicyclists and large vehicles. It also includes a fishing platform, landscaping, lighting, and

Pictured From left to right: Assemblyman Joseph Giglio, Alderman Ron Ball, SNI Councilor Tracie Brown, Senator Young, SNI President Robert Porter, Salamanca Common Council President E.J. Riley, SNI Councilor Bryan Gonzales, SNI Councilor Arlene Bova, SNI Council Chairman Richard Nephew, SNI Transportation Manager Jody Clark, NYSDOT Region 5 Acting Director Darrell Kaminiski, SNI Councilor Tina Law, and SNI Clerk Diane Kennedy Murth.