The Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation (ECHDC), in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is conducting a study for a bridge project located in the City of Buffalo, Erie County. ECHDC and NYSDOT are advancing this project by developing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
project is intended to replace the former South Michigan Avenue
Bridge over the City Ship Canal. The
former South Michigan Avenue Bridge once passed over the City Ship Canal in the
vicinity of the General Mills Plant and connected Michigan Avenue to Fuhrmann Boulevard; it was rendered inoperable and removed
by the City of Buffalo in 1964.