(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Mayor Richard C. David today announced completion of the $1.9 million project to rehabilitate the historic East Clinton St. Bridge that connects Downtown Binghamton to the City’s West Side and First Ward neighborhoods.
“The East Clinton St. Bridge had been in rough shape for some time, and this project has restored the structural and historic integrity of one of the most important bridges in our community,” said Mayor David. “Investments like this prevent continued deterioration and costly emergency repairs in the future. Improvements to our transportation infrastructure enhance quality of life and support new growth and development.”
The project scope included replacement of all expansion joints, concrete deck overlay, sidewalk repairs and rehabilitation of existing decorative arches and lighting fixtures. Energy–efficient LED bulbs now light the bridge.
Nearly 20,000 vehicles per day cross the East Clinton St. Bridge. First built in 1936, the bridge stretches 415-feet across the Chenango River and is approximately 64-feet wide. The last major work on the bridge was in 1992.
R. DeVincentis Construction, of Binghamton, performed construction work. The project was paid for 80 percent through federal transportation funding and 20 percent City capital bond.
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