23 Oct '11, 12pm

Abandoned Bridge in Upstate New York Is Now a Pedestrian Park

I visited the Walkway Over the Hudson yesterday, and was impressed by the number of visitors, joggers, and dog walkers drawn by the nice but cool weather and the beautiful views of the river. There were fewer cyclists, which I actually appreciated; without separated lanes, there wasn't much room for them among the pedestrians. When the Poughkeepsie Bridge opened in 1989, it was the longest in North America and served as a key route for freight and passenger trains. By the time a fire destroyed the tracks in 1974, traffic had steeply declined, and the bridge was shut down. In 1992, Walkway Over the Hudson was created to save the bridge from threatened demolition, and turn it into the pedestrian and cyclist park it is now. 1998, the bridge was deeded to the organization. The restoration process began in 2008, and the park opened in October 2009. © Alex Davies Lloyd covered t...

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