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UPDATE: Fairport bridge now working

People walk over the Fairport lift bridge earlier this year. People walk over the Fairport lift bridge earlier this year.

June 15, 2019 05:53 PM

UPDATE: The lift bridge in Fairport is now repaired and operating as normal according to the New York State Canal Corporation.

The Canal Corporation reported it was fixed around 3:45 p.m.

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FAIRPORT, N.Y. (WHEC)- Fairport's famed lift bridge is inoperable and stuck in the down position until further notice, according to a posting by the New York State Canal Corporation.

Boaters were informed of the malfunction on Friday when the Canal Corporation posted a notice

The bridge, which is over a century old, will be the subject of a repair project expected to begin this September. 

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