If you’re interested in following progress today as crews begin to install the big arch on the Crown Point bridge, you can check out this webcam, provided by NYS DOT, which refreshes every fifteen minutes.
The barge, tugs and arch haven’t come into the range of the camera yet, as of 8:00 am, but they should be showing up soon. So keep checking back.
The launch this morning was beautiful. Dead calm. A bit of mist over the water. Tugs slid the big arch away from Port Henry without a hitch. Fifty or so people watched from the breakwater. It was hushed and quiet.
As the arch began its journey south toward Crown Point, the sun rose over the Green Mountains. Pretty cool…