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Information Session on BridgeNY Funded Program

The Town of German Flatts’ Richfield Street Bridge replacement project is largely funded through the New York State Department of Transportation’s Bridge NY Program. The project is being coordinated with the village’s flood mitigation project in order to achieve the same project objectives and maximize flood reduction. The bridge design is complete and bidding is scheduled for February, with construction to begin in spring. Read More >>

Steuben's Hauryski Steps Down After Record Tenure

“And I am so proud of all the work our county Public Works department has done under (Public Works Commissioner) Vince Spagnoletti,” he said “That’s the committee I started with, and their Five Year Plan has gone a long way to improve conditions and build our economic development. Vince is an incredible commissioner.” Read More >>

Town To Get Help

New York state will be coming to the aid of the Town of Franklin after a devastating fire at their Highway Department garage last month. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said the state has sent three snowplows and provided other assistance to the town in Franklin County to help the department recover the fire at its garage in Vermontville. The December fire destroyed all the town's serviceable plow trucks. Read More >>


National News

Trump Gets to Correct a Highway System Correction

The 46,000-mile Interstate Highway System is a modern engineering marvel, constructed with federal funds, and bipartisan political support, after World War II. President Barack Obama once praised it as a bold national initiative akin to the transcontinental railroad. Yet interstate highways also cut a destructive path through established neighborhoods and ecosystems, triggering local opposition in the form of “freeway revolts.” Read More >>

Proposal Seeks to Remove Environmental Consideration From Highway Pipeline Planning

A proposed change to the National Environmental Policy Act would make it easier for federal agencies to embark on highway, pipeline and other infrastructure projects without taking environmental impacts into account, the New York Times reports. The National Environmental Policy Act, which was enacted in 1970, assures “that all branches of government give proper consideration to the environment prior to undertaking any major federal action that significantly affects the environment,” according to the EPA. Read More >>


Advocacy Day Hotel Rooms

Hotel rooms for advocacy day will be available to book starting the morning of January 17, 2020. Please call: 866.691.1183 no later than February 6, 2020. Refer to Group Code: 1HWY to receive the discounted $185 rate (single/double occupancy).

Advocacy Day event registration will be open starting on January 24, 2020. Registration brochures were sent out to Town and County Highway officials this week. 

For more, visit www.localroadsmatter.com 
 


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