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“Rethinking I-81” – OCL’s Study Blog

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PUTTING IT IN PERSPECTIVE (Adapted from a presentation by Dennis Connors, history curator, Onondaga Historical Association) History can give us perspective. When considering the future of the I-81 viaduct, it’s instructive to look back at past transportation corridor decisions that had major and longlasting impact on the area. When the Erie Canal became obsolete in... Read more »

The Onondaga Citizens League

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    EXTREME MAKEOVER:  HIGHWAY EDITION   Here are the facts:  Interstate 81’s bridges are nearing the end of their useful life. The elevated freeway cutting through the city of Syracuse suffers from structural deterioration that will require the bridges to be replaced, not just repaired, within the next several years.   The project, whatever... Read more »