New York State Department of Transportation http://wrvo.org en Utica's arterial project provides city with next step in revitalization process http://wrvo.org/post/uticas-arterial-project-provides-city-next-step-revitalization-process <p></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:51:35 +0000 Gino Geruntino 54299 at http://wrvo.org Utica's arterial project provides city with next step in revitalization process DOT to determine scope of rooftop highway study http://wrvo.org/post/dot-determine-scope-rooftop-highway-study <p></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 12:58:38 +0000 David Sommerstein 50459 at http://wrvo.org Scoping sessions highlight I-81's possible future http://wrvo.org/post/scoping-sessions-highlight-i-81s-possible-future <p></p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:14:40 +0000 Ellen Abbott 47145 at http://wrvo.org Scoping sessions highlight I-81's possible future Save I-81 group out with poll showing opposition to tear down http://wrvo.org/post/save-i-81-group-out-poll-showing-opposition-tear-down <p></p><p>A group of suburban politicians and business owners that support keeping Interstate 81 running through the city of Syracuse are out with a poll they say shows most residents agree with them.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:52:51 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46973 at http://wrvo.org Save I-81 group out with poll showing opposition to tear down Transportation planners move forward with next step for I-81 http://wrvo.org/post/transportation-planners-move-forward-next-step-i-81 <p></p><p>After a few weeks delay, transportation planners in central New York are moving forward with the next step in the lengthy process of deciding Interstate 81's fate in downtown Syracuse.</p><p>The 1.4 mile stretch of elevated highway through downtown, known as the viaduct, is reaching the end of its useable lifespan.</p><p>On Monday, the Syracuse Metropolitan Transportation Council approved a $32 million study as part of the next phase of the project. This coming after a lengthy public engagement process and studies by SMTC itself.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:06:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 42183 at http://wrvo.org Transportation planners move forward with next step for I-81 Amtrak to take over new tracks in Albany area http://wrvo.org/post/amtrak-take-over-new-tracks-albany-area <p>The Northeast rail corridor will see shorter travel times and be more reliable. Through a new 25-year lease, Amtrak has taken control of a busy stretch of track leading to the capital region. Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:15:39 +0000 Kate O'Connell 30427 at http://wrvo.org Will Thruway Authority finally vote on truck toll hikes? http://wrvo.org/post/will-thruway-authority-finally-vote-truck-toll-hikes <p>The New York State Thruway Authority board is scheduled to meet again next Monday. But there’s still uncertainty whether they will finally act on a proposal to raise truck tolls. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:52:33 +0000 Karen DeWitt 30370 at http://wrvo.org Should Thruway Authority merge with transportation department? http://wrvo.org/post/should-thruway-authority-merge-transportation-department <p>The leader of the New York state Assembly Republicans is proposing to do away with the state’s Thruway Authority and merge it into the state Department of Transportation, in an attempt to avoid excessive toll hikes. Mon, 03 Dec 2012 14:00:15 +0000 Karen DeWitt 29976 at http://wrvo.org State road delay info is a phone call away http://wrvo.org/post/state-road-delay-info-phone-call-away <p>While summer is winding down, it is still is a very busy construction season in New York state. Transportation officials want drivers to be aware of any construction delays that could come their way.<br /><br /> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:12:47 +0000 Ellen Abbott 24421 at http://wrvo.org State road delay info is a phone call away New York Works program to fix roads and create jobs http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-works-program-fix-roads-and-create-jobs <p>The budget for fixing New York State roads and bridges has almost doubled this year, thanks to the transportation portion of the New York Works program. &nbsp;The $1.2 billion program will repair roads and bridges, but it is also intended to function as a jobs and economic development engine.</p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 18:29:26 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20587 at http://wrvo.org