The untold history of CNY’s notorious Parkway bridge: Why it’s so low, so strong and so stubborn - syracuse.com

2022-05-14 07:12:24 By : Mr. Andy WANG

The Onondaga Lake Parkway railroad bridge has been a pain for truck drivers and an object of fascination for decades. N. Scott Trimble | strimble@syracuse.comN. Scott Trimble | strimble@syra

Within a span of 12 hours on a June day in 1963, two tractor-trailers crashed into the now infamous railroad bridge over Onondaga Lake Parkway.

A curious Post-Standard reporter at the time wondered how much abuse the bridge could take. Could it possibly keep its structural integrity after being hit twice in a single day?

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