Abandoned RR bridges in Spencerport, Ogden to be torn down

Posted at: 02/07/2013 4:10 PM

If you live or work in Spencerport or Ogden, this will be welcome news. Crews will start tearing down three abandoned and potentially dangerous railroad bridges in the village starting next month.

According to Senator Charles Schumer, the first bridge that will come down is the one on Union Street. Also slated to be demolished -- the bridge on Manitou Road and one on Washington Street.

Schumer has been pressuring CSX over the last year to take action.

On Thursday, CSX announced it has secured a contractor do tear down the bridges.