Eagle Harbor lift bridge closing extended until Sept. 16

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 6 September 2022 at 4:49 pm

GAINES – The lift bridge over the Erie Canal in Eagle Harbor will remain closed to traffic until Sept. 16, the state Department of Transportation said today.

The bridge closed Aug. 8 for repairs and was expected to reopen on Aug. 29.

The bridge from 1910 is being repaired during the closure. The DOT urges motorists to continue to use alternative routes.