MECHANICVILLE DECEMBER 18- At 6:30 PM Central Ave was open to all traffic. An hour earlier Central Ave. had been open to north bound traffic only. Mayor Dennis Baker expressed his thanks that Central Ave. was now open. He hoped that the merchants in Mechanicville would begin to see an increase in business now that Central is open, The bridge project on Central began on June 18, It was slated for a completion date of November 28. Completion dates were postponed to a skeptical public. The last date offered for completion by The Saratoga County DPW was "sometime the week of December 15th." This time they got it.}
MECHANICVILLE DECEMBER 3 - Commissioner Higgins stated at the city council meeting that the bridge is about 1 week behind due to the weather. Saratoga County Department of Public Works informed him that because of recent temperatures under 45 degrees the concrete could not cure.
Read this and other Town and City news in the Dec. 11th issue of the Express.
The Central Ave. bridge is slated to be open and completed by December 12