South Geddes Street under railroad bridge to re-open after reports of falling concrete

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) – South Geddes Street between Erie Boulevard West and West Fayette Street in the city of Syracuse has re-opened after reports of falling concrete.

The initial closure to both vehicle and pedestrian traffic occurred after reports of concrete debris falling from the Geddes Street railroad bridge.

No injuries were reported.

The Syracuse Police Department, Syracuse Fire Department, and a City engineer responded to the scene
Thursday night and inspected the bridge.

No additional concrete was observed falling from the structure.

The incident was first reported on April 11 at 10:30 p.m.

Repairs were made by 1 p.m. on April 12, re-opening the roads for the public.

“We are in contact with engineers for New York, Susquehanna and Western Railway,” said Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, who also responded to the road closure. “We have requested that the railroad discontinue rail service until further inspections can be completed. The road will remain closed to vehicles and pedestrians until further notice.”

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