Obtain ownership of the Bridge. Completed. Walkway Over the Hudson owns
the Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge.
Work with professional team to:
Prepare a comprehensive plan for the complete project to include structural
analysis of the Bridge, budget and timeline for completion.
Identify sources of funding for complete project and secure funding
for first phase of construction.
The Pont de Rennes pedestrian bridge and park in Rochester, NY were
created in 1982 from what was the Platt Street bridge (1891), an 858-foot-long,
Construct the first 1,800 feet of the Walkway over the Hudson River.
This section of park with its panoramic views up and down the river
will immediately benefit residents and have a significant economic impact
as tourists come to enjoy the Bridge.
Construct an elevator along the Poughkeepsie waterfront along with 900
feet of Walkway over the river. With its proximity to the Poughkeepsie
Train Station, Waryas Park, and the Mid Hudson Children’s Museum,
the elevator ride will be a thrilling attraction for thousands of people.
Completion and Connections
Construct the remaining 4,000 feet of the walkway and connect with the
Hudson Valley Rail Trail in Highland and the Dutchess Rail Trail - Poughkeepsie
to Hopewell Junction. BACK