Eagle Harbor lift bridge reopening pushed back until Sept. 30

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 September 2022 at 7:07 pm

GAINES – The reopening of the lift bridge over the Erie Canal in Eagle Harbor has been pushed back until Sept. 30.

The bridge closed Aug. 8 for repairs and was expected to reopen on Aug. 29. On Sept. 6, the reopening was then expected on Sept. 16.

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