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Fast-Track Effort Gives Life To Old Hudson River Structure

Publication Date: 6/10/2009
Author: Aileen Cho in Poughkeepsie
Format: HTML

Anearly 7,000-ft-long railroad bridge is undergoing an extreme $35-million makeover over the Hudson River, thanks to hundreds of precast concrete panels, community zeal and the windblown determination of engineers and contractors. When completed by October, the revamped 121-year-old Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge may be the world’s longest pedestrian bridge at 6,768 ft, say officials.

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