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Top Stories 2012: Pelham Bridge Was Closed Twice

The Fulton Avenue Bridge, which connects Mount Vernon and Pelham over the Hutchinson River, had to be closed twice in 2012.
The Fulton Avenue Bridge, which connects Mount Vernon and Pelham over the Hutchinson River, had to be closed twice in 2012. Photo Credit: Justin Stock

PELHAM, N.Y. ? As The Daily Voice heads into the new year it will count down, in no particular order, the top 10 stories from 2012.

The Fulton Avenue Bridge made headlines when it had to be closed twice in 2012. It was closed in June and, after $131,000 in repairs, reopened at the end of July.

The bridge that connects Mount Vernon and Pelham over the Hutchinson River had to be closed again in early September. It finally reopened in December after more repairs.

"I know this bridge was important to residents and business alike in the area," County Executive Robert Astorino said in a news release.

The approximately $4 million renovation project removed and replaced the concrete deck of the bridge, as well as the sidewalks.

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