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Lake Champlain / Bridge #961447

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 27, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Crown Point, New York: Mike Taibbi) The impact of the shutdown of the Lake Champlain bridge between New York and Vermont reviewed; scenes shown of the cracks in the piers and people commuting to work on the foot ferry and their personal boats. [Residents Eric and Bruce PETERS‡– comment.] [Vermont Transportation Agency John ZICCONI†- notes the danger.] [New York State Department of Transportation Tim GILCHRIST†- notes they will follow the Minneapolis model for rebuilding.] [Frenchman’s Restaurant Joe BODETTE†- says we depend on this corridor.] [Kidney patient’s grandfather Pat KELLY‡- states we can’t afford a 1½-2 hour drive.]

Williams, Brian;
Taibbi, Mike

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