Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Projects That Restored More Than 127 Miles of Pavement in Capital Region
New Road Surfaces Ease Travel and Enhance Safety along Key Travel Routes in Albany, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington Counties
New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of pavement restoration projects in the Capital Region that resurfaced and restriped 127.3 miles on 30 state highways in Albany, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren and Washington counties. The projects improved driving conditions and enhanced safety along key connectors for Capital Region travelers, ensuring the smooth flow of people and commerce throughout the region. The work also facilitates access to the Capital Region’s many recreation destinations, creating additional opportunities for tourism and increased economic activity.
“Strong, well-maintained infrastructure isn’t only critical in creating safe and reliable roadways for travelers, but it’s also an essential part of fueling economic growth,” Governor Cuomo said. “As we begin to lay the groundwork for our post-COVID reconstruction, projects like these will allow for more safe and efficient travel across the Capital Region for residents and visitors alike.”
Work on the first of the projects began in 2019 and pavement restoration efforts continued throughout the 2020 construction season.