Bridging the gap: Webb Island Footbridge officially dedicated

PLATTSBURGH — The Webb Island Footbridge was formally dedicated Thursday, and it may be getting a new steward soon.

“I would love to see that to be honest,” City of Plattsburgh Mayor-Elect Chris Rosenquest said regarding a city takeover of the bridge.

“I think that is the appropriate move, and that was the original intent.”


The bridge, which had been closed for nearly three years, was rehabilitated by the Plattsburgh City School District after a lengthy debate with the City of Plattsburgh over ownership of the structure.

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