PENN YAN—The New York State Department of Transportation finished installing seven steel I-beams needed for the Penn Yan Liberty Street bridge replacement, Monday, Jan. 23. DOT worker Doug Hammond explained each beam is 118.5 feet long and weighs 34,000 pounds. He said the beams will provide the structural support for the new bridge. The seven beams were transported to the area from Hirschfelds Industries in North Carolina last Thursday. The DOT started installing the beams on Friday.