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Congrats to Guy James on Lifetime Membership

Immediate Past President Todd Gadd presented Guy James, our association's latest Lifetime Member, with a personalized NYSCHSA jacket in recognition of this honor. Congratulations and looking good, Guy!

State DOT Announces Project to Rehabilitate State Route 196 Bridge over Champlain Canal in Washington County

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Marie Therese Dominguez today announced that work has begun on a $1.8 million project to rehabilitate the State Route 196 bridge over the Champlain Canal and Dike Road in the Town of Kingsbury, Washington County. The project will enhance safety and improve travel conditions on the steel truss bridge, which was built in 1938 and is a vital connector for motorists traveling between southern Washington County, the Village of Hudson Falls and the City of Glens Falls. Approximately 7,800 motor vehicles travel the bridge each day. 

Genesee County May Look to 'Person Of Influence' to Attract Federal Funds for Phase 3 of Water Project

Facing a big ticket item known as Phase 3 of the Genesee County Water Project, the county legislature’s Public Service Committee on Monday engaged in a discussion with Highway Superintendent/Engineer Tim Hens on the chance of finding a lobbying firm to unearth some cash to support it. Read More >>


National News

Biden Dispatches Cabinet Members to Sell Infrastructure Plan

Four members of President Biden's Cabinet took to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to sell his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, pushing back on Republican criticisms that the plan was too large and wide-ranging. Read More >>

Senate Legislation to Reconnect, Revitalize Communities Divided by Highways

Democrats on the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) this week introduced legislation to reconnect and revitalize areas that the committee says were harmed by the construction of the Interstate Highway System. Read More >>


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