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Canal lift bridge project, detour begins (access required)


A $16.3 million project will begin Tuesday to rehabilitate two historic Erie Canal lift bridges. The state Department of Transportation and Canal Corp. announced the closure of the Route 259 bridge in Spencerport on July 9. A detour will be ...

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Finger Lakes transportation projects receive funding (access required)


Seven projects in the Finger Lakes region have been awarded a total of $12.5 million to support transportation and air quality improvements here. The funding is being provided by the Federal Highway Administration and administered by the state Department of ...

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Assembly Minority Conference releases infrastructure report (access required)

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New York State’s Assembly Minority Conference, led by Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, plans to introduce a package of bills to improve funding for the state’s roads, bridges and water and sewer systems. The announcement followed Monday’s release of the task force’s ...

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State to hold clean transportation listening sessions (access required)

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A number of state departments are seeking to engage residents and businesses through upcoming listening sessions on clean transportation. The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Department of Transportation (DOT) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ...

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Airports receive infrastructure funding (access required)


The Greater Rochester International Airport and Canandaigua Airport have been awarded U.S. Department of Transportation funding for improvements to ensure the longevity of the airports’ infrastructures. Rochester’s airport will receive $3.01 million to rehabilitate a runway, an access road and ...

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I-390 repaving project begins (access required)


The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday will begin a $1.8 million paving project on a busy stretch of Interstate 390 in Henrietta. Nearly five miles of the expressway will be repaved in both the northbound and southbound directions from the ...

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New York plans $100 million in transportation enhancements (access required)


The State of New York is making $100 million available for transportation funding to support and enhance community growth and revitalize downtowns. The funds, made available to the state through the Federal Highway Administration and awarded through the state Department ...

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DOT prepares for work on two canal bridges (access required)

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The state Department of Transportation will change the timeline for rehabilitating the Erie Canal Lift Bridge in Fairport as a result of community concerns. The $13.7 million investment will extend the service life of the canal bridges along Route 250 ...

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Rochester’s Access 390 Project named 2017 Project of the Year (access required)

Kevin Bush (left/center) and Howard Ressel (right/center) of NYSDOT Finger Lakes Region accepting the award on behalf of the department. (Photo provided)

Rochester’s Access 390 Project in Brighton has earned statewide accolades. The $70 million state Department of Transportation project was honored this week as 2017 Project of the Year from the American Public Works Association New York State Chapter. The project—which ...

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Marsh Road bridge reconstruction begins (access required)


Construction has begun more than a year earlier than expected on the Marsh Road bridge over the Erie Canal in Bushnell’s Basin. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday it has begun a $2.2 million project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying ...

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N.Y. to remove disputed road signs (access required)


New York State officials, under pressure from the federal government, have agreed to remove hundreds of “I Love NY” signs along highways statewide ahead of a September deadline that would have cost the state $14 million had it not complied. ...

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