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State Seeks Public Comments On Streetscape Funding Change In White Plains

Construction along Halstead Avenue in Harrison. The town is among those slated for pedestrian improvements using state and federal money.
Construction along Halstead Avenue in Harrison. The town is among those slated for pedestrian improvements using state and federal money. Photo Credit: Jon Craig

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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