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Mohawk Valley

New York Lists 51 Bridges that Need Renovations

by Associated Press
NY Bridge.

Wally Gobetz, Flickr

New York officials have identified 51 bridges statewide most at risk from repeated flooding, saying they need upgrades and retrofits that will cost more than $257 million.

   The bridges have been scoured and lost foundation materials like sand and rocks from around and beneath abutments, piers, foundations and embankments.

   The 51 range from the greater Albany area and Hudson and Mohawk valleys to Long Island, the North Country, Finger Lakes, western New York and the Southern Tier.

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