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NYSDOT Recommends Community Grid for I-81

The New York State Department of Transportation released its long-awaited Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Interstate 81 last week. The 15,000-page document, which went public Monday, April 22, states that the DOT’s preferred option for replacing the deteriorating viaduct is a street-level community grid. Read More >>

Department of Transportation Announces $1.1M Project to Create Sidewalk System Along Vestal Parkway

Students and residents alike can soon expect new sidewalks along Vestal Parkway. This past week, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced plans to begin a $1.1 million project that will ultimately lead to a sidewalk system that will run alongside Vestal Parkway. Currently, the parkway is one of the busiest areas of the highway in Broome County, according to Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, and has essentially no pedestrian access. Read more >>


National News

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges

President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed Tuesday to work together on a $2 trillion infrastructure package — but put off for later the difficult question of how to pay for it. Read More >>

Road Issues Continue to Cause Concerns in County

When it comes to dealing with road issues, it seems the Madison County board of commissioners are not sure what route to take. At Tuesday’s county board meeting, commissioners heard from some road foremen and shared some of their own frustrations with disrepair of roads, most of which have been made worse by mid-March floods. Jeff Schroeder and John Hrabanek, the county employees who work on roads, said it will take time to get the roads back to the condition they were. Read More >>

Officials Holding Groundbreaking on King Coal Highway

Gov. Jim Justice will be in Mercer County today to officially break ground on the King Coal Highway project in Bluefield.Justice will be joined by Department of Transportation Secretary Byrd White, acting Commissioner of Highways Jimmy Wriston and other WVDOT officials for the groundbreaking event that will be held near what has often been referred to as the “bridge to nowhere” just west of Mercer Mall.  Read More >>


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GPI/Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. is pleased to
present the first Frederick H. Buck Memorial
Scholarship.

The Scholarship is available to those attending a two-year or four-year college or university, majoring in the field of Construction, such as Construction Management or Construction Technology; or, will be attending a trade school or apprenticeship program specializing in either construction equipment operator, construction worker, plumbing/pipefitting, electrician, mason, iron worker, heavy equipment/crane operator, HVAC technician, carpenter, welding and any other construction related career.

 

Applications may be filled out and submitted online at Fred Buck Memorial Scholarship Application.

 

Or you can print and sign the attached application, and mail an original signed copy to Kimberly Dempsey, GPI/Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., 80 Wolf Road, Suite 300, Albany, NY 12205.
Scholarship Application


2019 Yearbook -- Deadline Extended!

Have you placed your reservation for advertising in the 2019 Yearbook?  
We are now extending the opportunity to reserve your advertisement until the end of the month. 
The new deadline for reserving your space is May 31, 2019.

Download the rate card for advertising pricing and specs.  Make your reservation today!


June Meeting -- Registration is Open!

June 4th NYSCHSA Business Meeting & CEC Training Program - Ithaca, NY

The New York State County Highway Superintendent' annual gathering during the Cornell Highway School is held each June is the Campus Center of Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY. This annual program starts off with a Superintendents Business Meeting, followed by an educational session. The Continuing Education Consortium (CEC) typically hosts (1) PDH program, followed by an association reception and luncheon for all.

Register online today!


Congratulations NACE President Tim Hens,
Genesee County, New York!

Dennis Davis, NYSCHSA President of Oneida County, Andrew Avery of Chemung County, Jeff Smith of Tompkins County, Don Higgins of Livingston County, Chris Day of Ontario County and Laura Wadhams of Genesee County traveled to Wichita, KS for the 2019 Annual NACE Conference. There they joined Tim and his wife Eve to honor Tim as he became this year's NACE President.

We are very excited to join in Congratulating Tim!

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