Village offices will be closed at 12:30 on Wednesday, November 21st through Friday, November 23rd for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will reopen on Monday at 8:30am. Correspondence and payments can be left in the locked box on the driveway. Please call 911 in the...
Removing the Main Street Bridge Trusses (by Mayor Blackman)
The Village Board will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, November 20, 2023 at 7pm. This meeting will be held at Village Court, 49 State St., and via Zoom. Login credentials available on the agenda. VB Agenda November 20 2023 Final PACKET 11-20-23...
The Department of Public Works will be removing the kayak launch at the Welcome Center on Thursday, November 16th for the season. If you have any questions, please call 637-1060.
All village offices will be closed on Friday, November 10 in honor of Veterans Day. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 13. Please call 911 for emergencies. Thank you to all who have served.
The Village Board will meet as regularly scheduled on Monday, November 6, 2023 at 7pm. The meeting will be held at the Village Court, 49 State St. and on Zoom. Agenda and Packet 11-6-23
Parkside will be placing telephone cable, upgrading to fiber optic line, on existing poles, in the right of way throughout the Village. The aerial work will continue for at least another week. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to call the Concern...
Is on schedule for tomorrow, August 2nd. The assembly of the 600 ton crane that will do the job is being completed today. First thing tomorrow, the floor beam in the middle of the bridge will be removed (see photo), then the west truss will be attached by cables to a spreader beam, in turn, attached by the same cables to the crane. The truss will be cut with a torch above the floor beams at each end of the bridge, then lifted over the canal and Main Street trailhead to the cleared property at 7 North Main where it will be lowered onto temporary truss supports. The west truss will be moved between 9am and 11am, the east truss between noon and 2 pm.
All navigation on the canal, per the canal corp, will be restricted between 8:20 and 2pm Wednesday. Boats will be held at the Park Avenue bridge going west, and at the Holley lift bridge, going east. Flaggers will be present on the canal and on the canal path for pedestrians when the trusses are being swung over.
The trusses each weigh 87,115 lbs; including the spreader beam and its rigging, the total weight is 96,413 lbs. A 5% safety factor is figured in to bring the total weight with safety factor to 101,600 lbs.