Tag Archives: bridges

Seven Erie Canal Bridges rehabilitated (access required)

The Reimagine the Canals initiative aims to revitalize the Erie Canal corridor as a prime tourism and recreation destination, and Cuomo has touted the program as a boon to the economy and an environmental resiliency project.

Construction to update seven historic single-lane bridges that cross the Erie Canal has been completed. The $10.7 million project rehabilitated bridges in the towns of Murray, Albion, Gaines and Ridgeway and in the village of Medina. The state Department of ...

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Funding available for bridges statewide (access required)

Work has begun on the Galloway Road bridge that crosses the Erie Canal in Palmyra. It will be closed for six to eight months (photo provided by the New York State Department of Transportation).

Some $200 million has been made available to local governments statewide to improve their bridge infrastructure. The new BRIDGE NY funding will allow localities to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts across New York state. It builds upon $500 million ...

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Road conditions cost Rochester drivers $1,626 a year (access required)

Work has begun on the Galloway Road bridge that crosses the Erie Canal in Palmyra. It will be closed for six to eight months (photo provided by the New York State Department of Transportation).

Rochester’s roads are among the most dangerous in the state, behind just New York City/Newark/Jersey City in terms of fatalities, according to a new report from TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. On average, 128 people ...

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Report: Bridges need $27.4 billion in repairs

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A new report from released today by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli estimates that bridges in New York need $27.4 billion in repairs. Although the cost estimate is very large, the report found the number of “structurally deficient” locally-owned bridges ...

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