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NYSDOT To Investigate Lights Out On Lake Champlain Bridge
Monday, 03/18/13
By Melody Bodette
The New York State Department of Transportation will investigate this spring why some of the lights on the new Lake Champlain Bridge don't work.
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Free Book On Old Lake Champlain Bridge
Friday, 10/05/12
A limited number of copies of a free book on the history of the original Lake Champlain Bridge are being made available to the public.
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Vt. To Auction Ferry Slip
Wednesday, 07/18/12
The state of Vermont is auctioning a custom-made ferry slip it built to help passengers cross Lake Champlain while a bridge was being replaced between West Addison and Crown Point, N.Y.
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Vt-NY Celebrate New Bridge
Monday, 05/21/12
Cannon fire and a march by thousands of people marked the grand re-opening of the new $76 million bridge across Lake Champlain.
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Displays Celebrate Lake Champlain Bridge History
Tuesday, 05/15/12
Public displays telling the story of the former Lake Champlain Bridge have been installed at each end of the new span that connects New York and Vermont.
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New Lake Champlain Bridge Opens, Easing Commuter Woes
Monday, 11/07/11
By Neal Charnoff
Commuters have an easier trip to work and home again now that the new Lake Champlain Bridge has opened. The half-mile-long bridge connects Crown Point and Addison.
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Some Commutes Will Start By Ferry, End On New Bridge
Monday, 11/07/11
By Melody Bodette
Some commuters who travel between Vermont and New York will be in the unusual situation today of taking a ferry to work, but returning home on a bridge. The new Lake Champlain Bridge between West Addison and Crown Point will open Monday with a ribbon cutting ceremony. People on both sides of the lake have been waiting for this day.
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Lake Champlain Bridge To Open Today
Friday, 11/04/11
By Melody Bodette
The Lake Champlain Bridge connecting West Addison, Vt., and Crown Point, N.Y., will replace a span that was destroyed in late 2009 after being found unsafe.
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Residents Celebrate Major Step In Bridge Construction
Friday, 08/26/11
By Melody Bodette
Hundreds of people gathered on Lake Champlain to watch the arrival of the final piece of steel of a new bridge that will soon re-connect Vermont and New York. Two years ago, the original bridge was suddenly closed because inspectors declared it unsafe.
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Lake Champlain Bridge Arch Begins Rising Into Place
Friday, 08/26/11
By Melody Bodette
There's a big engineering project under way on southern Lake Champlain. The huge arch that will be at the center of the new Lake Champlain Bridge between West Addison and Crown Point is being installed today.
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Arch Lift Delayed Until Friday
Thursday, 08/25/11
By Ross Sneyd
A plan to install the arch of the new Lake Champlain Bridge has been postponed until Friday.
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Bridge Arch Will Move Next Week
Friday, 08/19/11
By Melody Bodette
Tentative plans have been announced for the center arch of the new Lake Champlain Bridge to begin its four-hour float to the bridge site next week. 
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Champlain Bridge Celebration Postponed
Thursday, 08/18/11
By Melody Bodette
The organizers of a party to celebrate the re-opening of the Lake Champlain Bridge have postponed the festivities until May 2012.
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Lake Champlain Bridge Takes Shape
Monday, 07/25/11
By Melody Bodette
The new Lake Champlain Bridge's signature archway is now assembled and appears ready to be moved to the site of the new bridge. But there's still more work to be done before that next stage of the project.
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Construction Resumes On Bridge Archway
Tuesday, 06/21/11
By Melody Bodette
Work has resumed on the archway of the new Lake Champlain Bridge connecting Crown Point, New York and West Addison, Vermont.
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Renaming The Champlain Bridge
Wednesday, 06/08/11
By Kirk Carapezza
An effort by some residents in New York to rename the Champlain Bridge in honor of two fallen police officers is stirring controversy. Comments: Should the bridge be renamed? Earlier: Delays Increase Reconstruction Costs  
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Lake Flooding Delays Champlain Bridge Construction
Tuesday, 05/03/11
By Melody Bodette
The record high levels of Lake Champlain have slowed construction of a new bridge connecting West Addison, Vermont and Crown Point, New York. The construction company was set to assemble the archway of the Lake Champlain bridge at a marina in Port Henry, New York.
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Committee Meets To Plan For Bridge Opening
Monday, 04/11/11
By Melody Bodette
As construction continues on the new Lake Champlain Bridge connecting West Addison, Vermont, and Crown Point, New York, planning is also under way for the opening celebration and commemoration of the 1929 bridge that was demolished.
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Delays Increasing Costs For Lake Champlain Bridge
Friday, 04/08/11
By Melody Bodette
New York State Transportation officials say a new bridge across Lake Champlain connecting Crown Point, New York and West Addison, Vermont will cost several million dollars more than expected.
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Charlotte-Essex Ferry To Re-Open
Tuesday, 04/05/11
By Melody Bodette
The Charlotte, Vermont and Essex, New York ferry will begin running again on Thursday.Lake Champlain Transportation says the first boat will leave Vermont at 6:00 in the morning. The ferry crossing was shut down earlier this year because of ice on Lake Champlain.
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Transportation Officials To Hold Meeting On Champlain Bridge
Wednesday, 03/30/11
By Melody Bodette
Another meeting will be held next week to update the public on the construction of a new bridge across Lake Champlain.
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Bridge Archway To Be Built In Port Henry
Wednesday, 03/16/11
By Melody Bodette
The construction company building a new bridge across Lake Champlain has secured a location to assemble the structure's center arch.
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Governors To Break Ground On New Bridge
Friday, 06/11/10
Gov. Jim Douglas and his New York counterpart David Paterson are going to mark the beginning of construction of a new bridge over Lake Champlain.
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Champlain Bridge On Schedule, Despite Challenges
Thursday, 12/09/10
By Melody Bodette
New York State Transportation officials say that the new Lake Champlain Bridge will be completed by October 9, 2011 as scheduled. The company building the bridge had set a more aggressive schedule, but problems have slowed progress.
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Committee Begins Planning For Bridge Opening
Monday, 01/10/11
A two-day celebration is being planned for the opening of the new Lake Champlain Bridge between West Addison, Vermont, and Crown Point, New York, later this year.
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