Amsterdam pedestrian bridge completed

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the completion of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook in Amsterdam.

CrM3YZoWYAAKTIiThe gateway is a pedestrian bridge that connects the city’s south side to the downtown area across the Erie Canal and features scenic overlooks and local artwork.

“This majestic scenic overlook is both a means to reach a destination and a destination in itself,” Gov. Cuomo said. “The completion of this project will attract new visitors to the City of Amsterdam, increase regional tourism and help fuel economic growth in the Mohawk Valley.”

Gov. Cuomo announced the construction of the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook in the summer of 2014.

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