Literacy Volunteers vice-president James Bullard, left, introduces Ted Zoli as the featured speaker at the organizations annual fundraising event at Camp Dudley in Westport. Zoli spoke on his work on the Champlain Bridge project.
Photo by Keith Lobdell.
continued Zoli said the design team received more than 3,300 votes on the new design.
“Pretty much everyone who used the old bridge had a voice on the design of the new one,” Zoli said.
Literacy Volunteers vice president James Bullard said that, while not an author, they were pleased to have Zoli as their featured speaker for the sixth annual fundraiser for the program.
“We have watched the two spans reaching out to meet each other across the lake,” Bullard said. “Ted has inspired a structure that will serve all of the people of this area for generations to come. It’s great that he has come home to design a bridge here in the heart of the Adirondacks.”