Bridge Street Bridge renovations to begin April 1

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Bridge Street Bridge in Corning will be shut off to traffic starting April 1 until Oct. 31.

Corning City Manager, Mark Ryckman, said the bridge will undergo steel repairs and repainting. 

Built in 1937, the last time the bridge had major rehabilitation was 20 years ago.

The project will cost about $5 million with a large portion funded by New York State and the Department of Transportation grants. The remaining will be paid for by the City of Corning. 

Superintendent of the City of Corning’s Department of Public Works, Larry Wagner, said Centerway Bridge will be the official signed detour route available for drivers. 

He said shutting the bridge down to traffic is the most efficient way to move forward with much-needed bridge renovations. 

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