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West Point Cadets Build 2nd Bridge In Fahnstock Park

West Point engineering cadets have designed and built a bridge at Fahnstock State Park for the second year in a row. The project is a partnership between the Open Space Institute, the United States Military Academy and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation. It's the second year the partnership has had an impact on Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park, which is across the Hudson River from West Point. Read More >>

County Highway Dept. Gets Less Funds

The Fulton County Highway Department will be receiving about $4,000 less in state revenue than anticipated. County Highways and Facilities Superintendent Mark Yost recently requested a proposed resolution through the Board of Supervisors’ Public Works Committee. The full board will act Monday on the proposed resolution. Read More >>


National News

Fixing Our Roads Can—and Will—Save Lives

Kudos to American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s President and CEO Dave Bauer for his recent Washington Post op-ed, which pointed out the need to fix our nation’s structurally deficient bridges and roadways. The sad state of our roadway infrastructure, which received only a D+ rating from the American Society of Civil Engineers, results in longer travel times, unneeded wear and tear on people’s vehicles, and roads that do not benefit from today’s “best practices” for user safety. Read More >>

West Virginia Receives $100M Highway Grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects program recently awarded the West Virginia Division of Highways with a $100 million grant. Funds will be used for an interchange at the junction of Corridor H and WV 72, 4.6 miles of roadway and a bridge across the Cheat River. Read More >>


International News

Government Urged to Bridge €873m Gap in Highway Maintenance

The government has been urged to invest more in catching up with the maintenance of bridges, tunnels and waterways or risk economically damaging closures. Works to repair crucial infrastructure such as motorway bridges are running behind schedule, infrastructure minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen admitted in a letter to parliament last week.  Read More >>


Association News

Congratulations to Tim VonNeida, former Chemung County Director of Public Works and NYSCHSA Past President 1996, on receiving The Jefferson Award for Public Service.
This award recognizes ordinary people who do extraordinary things without any expectation of recognition or reward.

The Jefferson Award was established by the American Institute for Public Service. The Institute was founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr., and Sam Beard.

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