ITHACA, N.Y.—Construction on the South Cayuga Street Bridge has reached substantial completion and can now allow traffic through. The bridge was reopened to cars as of this 2 p.m. Jan. 28, 2022.

According to the press release, crews will be returning to the area in the spring to complete beautification and landscaping work, but no additional closures are anticipated.

Zoë Freer-Hessler

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