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Another Pedestrian Bridge Will Be Torn Down Starting This Week

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The pedestrian bridge on Water Street connecting the Boscov's parking ramp and the Metrocenter is set to begin a 3-week long demolition starting tomorrow. A portion of the road from Court Street to the bridge will be closed off to vehicles, however, you can still use the portion of the road from Henry Street to the bridge.

While the construction is being done, all business' on the downtown street, including Boscov's, and the Boscov's parking ramp, will remain open.

This is the 3rd bridge in the last year and a half that's been taken down, due to pedestrian safety, and overall quality of the structures. These projects have been funded by the cities Capital Fund, and have all been approved in order to improve the area's atmosphere.

"You know someone may look at this and say "Hey you know it's just an overpass", but it's the latest in a series of investments that the city is making in its infrastructure, and it's the latest in a series of projects designed to remove blight and improve our overall atmosphere." Says Binghamton Mayor Rich David