The fifth bridge at the ‘narrows’
Today, the bridge is open to traffic with a weight limit imposed. Once emergency repairs are completed this spring the weight restriction will be lifted, but the bridge will remain a single-lane crossing, controlled by traffic signals, until at least 2015, when permanent repairs are scheduled to begin.
[A news article about how emergency repairs to the bridge will impact traffic flow can be found on page 5. Additionally, this week’s editorial addresses the issue of decaying infrastructure.
To see additional historic photographs of the bridge’s construction and previous bridges at Narrowsburg, go to www.riverreporter.com and click on Spotlight on the left hand menu.]