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Champlain Bridge Construction Schedule Gets 65-Day Adjustment
Thursday, 03/03/11
By Melody Bodette
The construction schedule for a new bridge across Lake Champlain has been adjusted by 65 days to reflect delays encountered late last year. But New York transportation officials say the goal is still to have the bridge open by early October.
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VPR News
Community Marks Anniversary Of Bridge Closure
Friday, 10/15/10
By Melody Bodette
The bridge was closed with little warning on October 16th last year when an inspection found cracks in an underwater pier.
VPR News
Business Owners Catch Up From Bridge Losses
Monday, 07/05/10
By Nina Keck
The governors of New York and Vermont ceremoniously broke ground on construction of the new Champlain Bridge last month. Local residents are looking forward to the project's completion in the fall of 2011. Many business owners say it may take them even longer to catch up from losses caused by the bridge's closure.
VPR News
Business Owners Catch Up From Bridge Losses
Monday, 07/05/10
By Nina Keck
The governors of New York and Vermont ceremoniously broke ground on construction of the new Champlain Bridge last month. Local residents are looking forward to the project's completion in the fall of 2011. Many business owners say it may take them even longer to catch up from losses caused by the bridge's closure.
VPR News
Vermont, New York Governors Break Ground For New Champlain Bridge
Friday, 06/11/10
By Melody Bodette
Vermont Governor Jim Douglas and New York Governor David Paterson broke ground on a new bridge across Lake Champlain. The project is expected to create new jobs in the region.
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VPR News
Engineers Say Bridge Condition Worse Than First Thought
Wednesday, 05/12/10
By Melody Bodette
Engineers say they're glad the historic Champlain Bridge between Crown Point, New York, and Addison, Vermont, was demolished in December because debris from the 80 year old bridge shows just how much it had deteriorated.
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VPR News
Engineers Say Bridge Condition Worse Than First Thought
Wednesday, 05/12/10
By Melody Bodette
Engineers say they're glad the historic Champlain Bridge between Crown Point, New York, and Addison, Vermont, was demolished in December because debris from the 80 year old bridge shows just how much it had deteriorated.
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VPR News
Champlain Bridge Construction Could Start By End of Month
Wednesday, 05/12/10
By Melody Bodette
Construction of a new bridge across Lake Champlain could begin by the end of the month.
VPR News
Meeting Tonight To Discuss Champlain Bridge
Tuesday, 05/11/10
Transportation officials from Vermont and New York will meet with the public to tonight discuss the status of a new bridge over Lake Champlain.
VPR News
Coast Guard To Enforce Speed Limit At Bridge Site
Monday, 05/10/10
The Coast Guard has established a no-wake zone for boats traveling through a section of Lake Champlain where a new bridge will be built.
VPR News
Colorado Company Apparent Low Bidder For Champlain Bridge
Friday, 04/16/10
A Colorado company has been selected as the apparent low bidder for a new bridge over Lake Champlain.
VPR News
Labor Agreement Sought For Champlain Bridge
Thursday, 04/15/10
Governor Jim Douglas wants lawmakers to drop the idea of promoting a labor agreement that would cover rebuilding the Lake Champlain bridge.
VPR News
Statehouse Battles Over Champlain Bridge Labor
Thursday, 04/15/10
By John Dillon
A battle over the role of union workers in rebuilding the Champlain Bridge is heating up at the Statehouse.
VPR News
Statehouse Battles Over Champlain Bridge Labor
Thursday, 04/15/10
By John Dillon
A battle over the role of union workers in rebuilding the Champlain Bridge is heating up at the Statehouse.
VPR News
More Explosions Set To Demolish Bridge Piers
Friday, 04/09/10
 Explosives will be used today as workers continue to demolish what remains of the Lake Champlain Bridge between New York and Vermont.
VPR News
Essex-Charlotte Ferry Re-Opens
Tuesday, 03/23/10
By Melody Bodette
The Lake Champlain Transportation Company says the ferry will operate Monday through Friday for commuters, until April 5th when it will resume service seven days a week.
Vermont Edition
18th Century French Fort Uncovered
Tuesday, 03/16/10
By Jane Lindholm
The demolition of the Lake Champlain Bridge uncovered an 18th century French fort at Chimney Point. Two archaeologists describe what they're learning from the site.  Also, we talk with Ben Hewitt about Hardwick's local agricultural movement.  And, soldiers make art out of their uniforms.
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VPR News
Weight Limit Lifted On Temporary Ferry
Monday, 03/01/10
Officials have lifted a weight limit on trucks using a temporary ferry between Addison, Vermont and Crown Point, New York.
VPR News
Charlotte Ferry Route Shuts Down
Wednesday, 02/03/10
By Ross Sneyd
Starting on Wednesday, there's going to be one less option for getting across Lake Champlain. One ferry route will close down. That will free up a boat for the new service that started at the site of the old Champlain Bridge.
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VPR News
Temporary Ferry Service Begins
Monday, 02/01/10
Temporary ferry service across Lake Champlain near the site of a demolished bridge is set to begin today.
VPR News
Crown Point Ferry To Begin Service
Wednesday, 01/27/10
By Melody Bodette
A new, temporary ferry service near the site of the demolished Lake Champlain Bridge will begin operating in the next few days. New York Governor David Paterson and Vermont Transportation Secretary David Dill will make the announcement this afternoon on the New York side of the lake.
VPR News
New VT-NY Ferry Could Be In Operation By Feb. 1
Thursday, 01/21/10
A new Lake Champlain ferry that will link Vermont and New York near the site of a now-demolished bridge should be carrying passengers by the end of the month.
VPR News
Voices In The Week's News: January 15, 2010
Friday, 01/15/10
These were some of the voices in the news this week.
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VPR News
Vermont, NY Settle On Champlain Bridge Design
Thursday, 01/14/10
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont Governor Jim Douglas and New York Governor David Paterson announced that a design for the new Champlain Bridge has been chosen.
VPR News
Vermont, NY Settle On Champlain Bridge Design
Thursday, 01/14/10
By Bob Kinzel
Vermont Governor Jim Douglas and New York Governor David Paterson announced that a design for the new Champlain Bridge has been chosen.
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