"Department of Transportation" Tagged Articles

Central New York, Environment, Government, Health, Politics, Poverty, Public Safety, Syracuse, Transportation

I-81 Plans Bring New Concerns About Exposure to Lead

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Click play to hear why a local lead task force member is worried about more than just old housing. Audio Transcript: Maier – Lead on Syracuse’s Bridges By Natalie Maier SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Plans to renovate Interstate Route 81 have been the topic of conversation for over six months now. But local safety activists have […]

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Central New York, Community, Environment, Government, Transportation

DeWitt voices traffic concerns with fixing I-81

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The future of Interstate 81 is still in the decision process after the issue started in 2013. The Town of DeWitt held a public hearing at Jamesville-DeWitt High School to educate residents on the options to fix the highway. In 2013, the Department of Transportation began planning alternatives to save […]

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Business, Central New York, Community, Government

Open House for I-81 Shows Citizens New Alternatives

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By Jeff Slawson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The Department of Transportation held an open house for Syracuse Citizens on October 6th to showcase the final two plans for fixing I-81. I-81, specifically the section between Colvin and Spencer Street, has been plagued with construction problems in the last few years as it’s useful life expires […]

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