News Flash

County Executive Press Releases

Posted on: May 12, 2022

County Bridge in Berlin Closed, Rensselaer County Highway Department Announces

The county bridge carrying County Route 36 (Park Avenue) over the Little Hoosic River in the Town of Berlin will be closed effective today, May 12, the Rensselaer County Highway Department announced.

The closure follows an inspection by the New York State Department of Transportation, which determined structural and safety issues necessitate closure.

The Rensselaer County Highway Department has monitored the condition of the CR36 bridge in recent years. County Highway has lowered the weight limit on the bridge in an effort to keep the bridge safely in operation.

Detours will be posted, and the detours for traffic are expected to be short. The county is now reviewing plans to deal with the bridge closure, said county officials.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in County Executive Press Releases

Traffic Advisory for CR 129

Posted on: September 19, 2022

Reimagine Rensselaer County

Posted on: June 2, 2022

Not Here, Not Now, Not Ever

Posted on: March 25, 2022

State of the County Livestream

Posted on: March 8, 2022

State of the County

Posted on: March 7, 2022


Posted on: January 31, 2022


Posted on: January 25, 2022

Rensselaer County New Website

Posted on: January 21, 2022

New Rules for Visitors to Nursing Homes

Posted on: January 13, 2022

Infrastructure to Be Extended in Schodack

Posted on: December 30, 2021