Bridge Officially Named for Trooper Christopher Skinner
By Fox 40 Staff. Governor Cuomo signed a bill Thursday to officially rename the northbound and southbound bridges on Interstate 81 crossing Route 11 at exit 7 in the Town of Chenango the Trooper Christopher G. Skinner Memorial Bridge.
Skinner was struck and killed on May 29, 2014 while issuing a traffic ticket on Interstate 81 between exits 6 and 7 in Chenango. Police have charged Almond Upton in Skinner's death. His trial is set for November.