The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council has opened a public comment period through 4 p.m. on Friday for street and sidewalk improvements as well as Metro-North railroad bridge projects throughout Westchester and Rockland counties.
The state proposes amendments to the Federal Fiscal Years 2017-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The comment period provides an opportunity for public feedback on the proposed changes to the TIP.
The amendments propose funding for the following projects:
-- Beekman Avenue pedestrian improvements in Sleepy Hollow
-- Reconstruction of Oakwood Drive in the City of Peekskill
-- Main Street streetscape improvements in the Village of Dobbs Ferry
-- Pedestrian Improvements in the Town of Harrison
-- Backcock Place/Metro-North Railroad bridge deck replacement in the City of Yonkers
-- Main & River Streets/ Metro-North Railroad bridge steel rehabilitation in the Village of Tarrytown
-- Main & Wildey Streets over the Metro-North Railroad bridge rehabilitation, Village of Tarrytown
-- Hillside Avenue/Mamaroneck River Bridge replacement in the Town of Mamaroneck
-- Hill Boulevard/Tributary of Barger Brook Bridge replacement in the Town of Yorktown
-- County Road 306/Canopus Brook Bridge replacement, Town of Cortlandt
-- Main Street pedestrian improvements in the Town of Greenburgh
The amendment also proposes "reprogramming funding" from the following project in White Plains: South Lexington Avenue Streetscape Expansion.
And in Rockland County, Route 9A pedestrian improvements in the Village of South Nyack
-- Palisades Interstate Parkway "mitigation measures" in the Village of New Square, Town of Ramapo
-- Superstructure replacement of an existing bridge in the Town of Clarkstown
Details on all the proposed changes to the TIP can be accessed through this website: https://www.nymtc.org/Get-Involved/Comment-Periods .
Comments are due in writing by 4 p.m. on Friday, March 24 to: New York Metropolitan Transportation Council, Attn: Olu Folarin, 25 Beaver St., Suite 201; New York, NY 10004; or, by emailing: Oluseye.Folarin@dot.ny.gov
Phone: 212-383-7246; Fax: 212-383-7244
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