Celebration to mark reopening of Schoharie County bridge damaged in Irene

June 28, 2019 06:45 PM

NORTH BLENHEIM - A big celebration takes place Saturday in North Blenheim, Schoharie County. It's the dedication and reopening of the Blenheim Bridge, called the "queen of covered bridges."

The bridge was destroyed by flooding from Hurricane Irene in August 2011. It was rebuilt using state and federal funds  It is the longest, single-span, covered wooden bridge in the world and is listed as a national historic landmark.

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The ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at State Route 30 and East Side Road.


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