Buttigieg in Syracuse backs I-81 project

Traffic flows by on the I-81 viaduct as U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg talks next to U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand at the Syracuse Center of Excellence on Tuesday. The pair and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer were in Syracuse to discuss the I-81 project and the infrastructure bill on Capitol Hill. Scott Trimble/Syracuse.com/TNS

SYRACUSE — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday stood before the Interstate 81 viaduct through downtown Syracuse and pledged his intention to rejuvenate the highway in a way that repairs the harm it has inflicted over the years.

Accompanied by New York’s two senators, Majority Leader Charles Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Buttigieg met for about 25 minutes with Syracuse leaders about the I-81 project.

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Pretty much covers Buttigieg

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