Demolition of walkway overpass on West 12th Street set for September 17th

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A long awaited demolition of the walkway overpass spanning West 12th Street is now set to begin early Friday morning.

A newly released schedule from the Redevelopment Authority shows actual overpass demolition will begin at 12:01 on Friday morning.

If all goes well crews hope to reopen 12th Street both ways between Cherry and Poplar by 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Crews will set up the detours and cover the signage on Wednesday and Thursday.

For decades the walkway connected the former Erie Malleable Iron building to Modern Industries.

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