Route 66 bridge re-opens tomorrow

Media Advisory

State and Local Officials to Reopen Route 66 Bridge in Time for Columbia County Fair

On Friday, August 23, state and local officials will cut the ribbon to commemorate the official reopening of the Route 66 Bridge over Kline Kill Creekin the Town of Ghent, Columbia County.  Completion of the project was accomplished ahead of schedule to ensure the bridge was ready for the start of the Columbia County Fair, which attracts thousands of visitors each year and runs from August 28 through Labor Day.

WHEN:           Friday, August 23, 2019 – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Route 66 Bridge over Kline Kill Creek, Town of Ghent

                       Parking available at this address: 2361 Route 66, Ghent, NY

WHO:             Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez

                      Department of Agriculture and Markets Deputy Commissioner David Valesky

Assemblymember Didi Barrett

Ghent Town Supervisor Michael Benvenuto

Chatham Deputy Mayor Peter Minahan

Columbia County Fair Manager Angelo Nero

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