New York State Department of Transportation

Park-And-Ride Lots To Expand In Ulster, Dutchess

Mar 26, 2015
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Portions of the Hudson Valley will see expansions of park-and-ride lots, resulting in 290 new parking spaces. Area officials say the news is good for commuters and the environment.

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A Hudson Valley assemblyman wants the D-O-T to start a website for motorists to report potholes.

Hudson Valley Receives Road Safety Funding

Jun 11, 2014
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday announced more than $75 million in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funding for 33 projects. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more on the projects being funded in the Hudson Valley.

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A northern Dutchess County intersection considered dangerous will soon be getting a flashing traffic light. This comes after calls from local officials and residents following two fatal accidents this year.

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A paving project is set to begin later this month on a Westchester parkway prone to flooding.

Construction Begins On Walkway Elevator

Jun 25, 2013
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POUGHKEEPSIE – A 21-story elevator is going to take visitors to the Walkway Over the Hudson from the Poughkeepsie side of the linear park later this year.

Public officials, Walkway representatives and volunteers ceremonially broke ground for the $2.4 million facility.

Walkway Executive Director Elizabeth Waldstein-Hart said they are elated to be adding yet another asset to the Walkway State Park.

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The New York State Department of Transportation is planning to investigate why some of the lights on the new Lake Champlain Bridge to Vermont aren't working.