New Lake Champlain Bridge Now Open

Vermont and New York celebrated the opening of the new Champlain Bridge yesterday, relinking the two states at the southern portion of the lake after the old bridge was demolished in December 2009. View the news coverage from yesterday.

This video, produced by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, provides a look at the opening ceremony of the old bridge back in 1929.

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