Bridge over Northway named in honor of Trooper Timothy Pratt


ALBANY (WRGB) -- Lawmakers in Albany have passed legislation in both the Senate and Assembly to create the "New York State Trooper Timothy Pratt Memorial Bridge" over the Northway.

Legislation passed Tuesday changes the name of the Ballard Road Overpass Bridge over I-87 to rename the bridge in honor of Trooper Pratt who was hit and killed on Ballard Road back on October 26, 2016.

The state will also install and maintain ceremonial signage designating the bridge is named after Trooper Pratt.

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