Fort Lea Bridge reopens in Minisink

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GOSHEN – The Fort Lea
Bridge over the Rutgers Creek in the Town of Minisink has been rebuilt
and opened to traffic.

The Orange County Public Works Department performed the design and construction
of the $760,000 project.

The bridge had been closed since September to make way for replacement.
It now provides “safety and convenience for residents of the Town
of Minisink,” said Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus.

The structure, which provides a route for motorists traveling between
Route 284 and County Route 22, carries approximately 400 vehicles per
day.