Today's the day! The elevator connecting the Walkway to the Poughkeepsie waterfront opens to the public at 1PM...and it's air conditioned!

"It will offer people with limited mobility an easier way to get to the Walkway and really get out over the river," said Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart, executive director of Walkway Over the Hudson. 

If you haven't been on the walkway yet, here's a chance to see a virtual, interactive tour:

More details can be found here.

Source: Poughkeepsie Journal