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Delays ahead

Deck work starts soon on Western Gateway bridge

The Western Gateway Bridge.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
The Western Gateway Bridge.
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Commuters using the Western Gateway Bridge connecting Scotia and Schenectady may want to find a different route. Work is scheduled to begin this week on deck replacement, and two lanes of traffic will be closed at a time while work is conducted. First, the two westbound lanes of the bridge spanning the Mohawk River by Jumpin’ Jacks will be closed and there will be one lane of traffic open in each direction on the other ...

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October 23, 2012
9:30 a.m.

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Really? Did this have to be done in the worst weather period of the year?

October 24, 2012
2:23 p.m.

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According to the notice I received from the Town Of Glenville, the work will take more than a year to complete! Best they start now and get done what they can before winter hits. If we have a winter like last winter, they might get done ahead of time. Complain all you want, but the bridges in our area desperately need repairs!... and there is never a convenient time to work on them!