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The City of Kingston, NY

    Welcome to the City of Kingston, NY

    Kingston, dating to the arrival of the Dutch in 1652, is a vibrant city with rich history and architecture, was the state's first capital, and a thriving arts community. City Hall is in the heart of the community at 420 Broadway, and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except July & August (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.).  Come tour our historic City, with restaurants that are among the region's finest, and local shopping that promises unique finds.

    Historic Churches

    Kingston is home to many historic churches. The oldest church still standing is the First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston which was organized in 1659. Referred to as The Old Dutch Church, it is located in Uptown Kingston. Many of the city's historic churches populate Wurts street (6 in one block) among them Hudson Valley Wedding Chapel is a recently restored church built in 1867 and now a chapel hosting weddings. Another church in the Rondout is located at 72 Spring Street. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church was founded in 1849. The original church building at the corner of Hunter Street and Ravine Street burned to the ground in the late 1850s. The current church on Spring Street was built in 1874.

    Kingston, NY

    Kingston became New York's first capital in 1777, and was burned by the British on October 13, 1777, after the Battles of Saratoga. In the 19th century, the city became an important transport hub after the discovery of natural cement in the region, and had both railroad and canal connections.

    Kingston, NY

    The town of Rondout, New York, now a part of the city of Kingston, became an important freight hub for the transportation of coal from Honesdale, Pennsylvania to New York City through the Delaware and Hudson Canal. This hub was later used to transport other goods, including bluestone. Kingston shaped and shipped most of the bluestone made to create the sidewalks of New York City.

     

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    City Hall Address:
    420 Broadway
    Kingston, New York
    12401

    Phone:
    (845) 331-0080

    Kingston News

    7/20/2020 - Roadwork Update: Week of July 20, 2020

     

    ROADWORK UPDATE

    Week of July 27

    Empire State TrailCrews are currently working on the trail on Greenkill Avenue, and expect to have that section paved by July 31. The widening on the west side of Route 32 has been delayed. The driveways on the East side of Route 32 should be completed in the next two weeks. 

     

    I-587 RoundaboutTraffic patterns at the roundabout construction area will switch to Stage 2B on Monday, July 27. Traffic will now travel on the north side of Broadway, with some minor changes to the intersection. Sewer work down East St. James will be completed the end of this week. Sewer work will then start the week of August 3 on the Broadway slip ramp. Drainage installation will occur from July 27 to August 7 close to the intersection, and will create some delays.

     

    Broadway StreetscapeThis week gutter was installed from Greenkill Avenue toward the YMCA. Curbing was installed past Henry St. to near Liberty. Bioswales installation began, and preparation work for paver installation next week. Next week, weather depending, paver installation will start from the YMCA heading west, and more sidewalk is scheduled to be installed, as well as signal pole bases.  

     

    Week of July 20

    Central Hudson: On Monday, the final pipe connections at the intersection of Broadway and Pine Grove will be made, and then the final pipe connections on East O'Reilly at the intersection with Hasbrouck on Tuesday, moving to the final pipe connections on Andrew Street on Wednesday. 

    Service installation with full services to be completed on Hoffman Street, and at 56 Mary's Avenue, and then this crew will move to East Chester Street to perform full service installation.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation on E. S. James Street will commence on approximately July 23 at various locations. Drainage installation is almost complete for this stage of construction. The stormwater system will resume on July 27.  Broadway is being excavated and graded in preparation for asphalt placement on approximately July 21 as well as the 2B alignment.  Temporary traffic delays should be anticipated during the asphalt paving operations on July 21 and 22.  To avoid delays, use alternate routes.  

    Striping and switch over to 2B alignment are scheduled for July 24.  At that time, the through traffic pattern on Broadway will change from the south side to the north side.

    Empire State Trail: Tentatively scheduled for shoulder widening on the west side of Route 32 the week of July 20.

    City of Kingston paving: The following streets will be milled and paved, weather depending this week, Tremper Ave. from Albany Ave. to Elmendorf St, Elmendorf St. from Tremper to Broadway, and Clinton Ave. from Maiden to Franklin St.

     

    Week of July 13

    Central Hudson: Final pipe connections in the intersection of Maiden Lane and Albany Ave to be completed on Monday, then moving to final pipe connections on Andrew Street and at the intersection of Pearl St and Wall Street for the remainder of the week. Service installation with full services to be completed on Andrew Street and Mary's Ave for the first part of the week and then moving to service installations on Pearl Street starting at the Clinton Street and heading toward Washington Ave. Service installation with full services to be completed on West & East O'Reilly Streets, then moving to Hoffman Street by the end of the week.

    Empire State Trail: DOT is currently working on shoulder widening on the east side of Route 32, the paving should be completed the week of July 13. Guiderail will be installed the week of July 13. Tentatively scheduled for shoulder widening on the west side of Route 32 the week of July 20.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation on E. ST. James Street will commence on Monday.  Drainage installation continues. Broadway will be excavated and fine graded above the previously installed new sewer main in preparation for asphalt placement to commence on July 20.  Installation of conduit and light poles will begin on Monday July 13.   Water main installation is complete for Stage 2A.  Asphalt paving for 2B alignment is scheduled for July 21.  Striping and switch over to 2B alignment are scheduled for July 24.

    Broadway Streetscape: The first traffic signal pole base has been placed at the SE corner of Henry and Broadway. More sidewalk is planned for placement on the south side of Broadway this Wednesday from Henry Street to Franklin St. Included in this placement of concrete will be gutter work from just west of the YMCA on the south side to the railroad underpass.   

     

    Week of July 6

    Central Hudson: Main installation on Monday on Hutton St. Then moving back for final pipe connections on Clinton Ave at intersection of Franklin, St James and Liberty.  Final pipe connections in the intersection of Maiden Lane and Albany Ave will happen on Thursday. Service installation with full services to be completed on Andrew Street, Mary's Ave., and West & East O'Reilly Streets.

     

    Week of June 29

    Central Hudson's final pipe connections on Clinton Ave at the intersection of Franklin, St James and Liberty Streets will be completed this week. Service installation to be completed on Andrew Street, and in the area of the Governor Clinton to 592 Broadway, and West & East O'Reilly Street. 

    Broadway Streetscape: Current work includes curb installations from Henry Street to Pine Grove. Sidewalks installation expected to start in the next two weeks, which is typically laid about 500' per day. 

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation has temporarily halted along with manholes this week on Broadway and East Saint James Street in order to install watermain beneath.  The sewer laterals installation on Broadway to businesses/homes are nearly complete. Watermain installation has begun on Broadway and continues down E. St. James Street. Drainage installation has commenced toward the storm water infiltration system and will continue in the coming week.

     

    Week of June 22 

    Central Hudson's final pipe connections on Elmendorf Street, Clinton Ave, Maiden Lane & Clinton Ave will be completed this week. Service installation with full services to be completed early this week on Andrew Street and the area of the Governor Clinton, and will then move on to Broadway near Staple Street. Service installation with full services to be completed West & East O'Reilly Streets.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation along with manholes continues this week on Broadway and East Saint James Street, contractor is moving toward Albany Ave. Sewer laterals installation on Broadway to businesses/homes have started and will continue in the coming week. Plans to begin installation of proposed water main will commence this week.

    Empire State Trail: Half section of barrier will be installed on Route 32 over the next two weeks. Milling and paving of new shoulders on Route 32 will start this week and continue for a few weeks. Sidewalk and curb installation to start on Route 32. Expect traffic delays.

     

    Week of June 15

    Central Hudson will continue their gas line replacement work this week at Hoffman Street. Service installation with full services to be completed on Elmendorf Street (Monday -Tuesday) then will move to Andrew Street (Wednesday - Friday). Service installation with full services to be completed on Broadway as well as West & East O'Reilly St this week.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation along with manholes continues this week on Broadway and East Saint James Street, contractor is moving toward Albany Ave. Sewer laterals installation on Broadway to businesses/homes have started and will continue in the coming week.

    Plans to begin installation of proposed water main will commence the week of June 22nd.

    Empire State Trail: Half section of barrier will be installed on Route 32 over the next two weeks. Milling and paving of new shoulders on Route 32 will start next week and continue for a few weeks. Sidewalk and curb installation to start on Route 32. Expect traffic delays.

    Week of June 8

    Central Hudson: Gas main replacement work this week will take place on Pearl Street in several locations working between Emerson St and Clinton Ave. Gas main replacement work will also be on Hooker St (Monday), and Hoffman Street (Tuesday - Friday). Ongoing work will continue on Mary’s Avenue. 

    Service installation this week will update services on Maiden Lane, Tremper Ave, Clinton Ave and Elmendorf Street.

    Broadway Streetscape: Contractors will continue to grade, clean up, and set up for the installation of the sidewalk from Henry Street to Pine Grove starting on June 15.  They will complete setting the curb in this area, including the pieces with slots for drainage into the bioswales. Preparation of the pad for bluestone under UPAC will be under way. A gutter with a backstop curb (poured concrete cast-in-place) will be installed from Napa to the YMCA. Meanwhile, work of saw cutting and removal of old sidewalk will also continue between Henry and Van Buren Streets. 

    Empire State Trail: Sidewalk and striping and intersection work will be completed over the next week with minimal traffic impacts. The required excavation and shoulder paving has been delayed due to material fabrication, this work is be expected to start in early July.

    I-587 Roundabout:  Sewer installation along with manholes continue on Broadway, moving toward Albany Ave along E. James Street. The contractor will continue the installation of the infiltration system adjacent to Albany Avenue and East St. James Street.

    Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley - Mary's Avenue Campus Construction update:  
    We will begin blasting rock on the Mary’s Avenue Campus this Friday, June 12 and not infrequently thereafter, Monday through Friday, between 9 am and 5 pm. Rarely will this occur more than twice on any given day. 

    The site contractor for this project is Merritt Construction of Saugerties, NY; the blasting contractor is Alpha Drilling & Blasting of Queensbury, NY. 

    In accordance with the Kingston Blasting Permit requirements, the contractor is required to notify property owners within the 300 feet of the anticipated blasting area. There are no neighbors within that distance, but as a courtesy, we are communicating to the community.   

    For each blast, we will alert the Fire Department 1 hour before. We will then sound 3 horn blasts 5 minutes before and 2 horn blasts 1 minute before the actual blast. The blast will sound and feel like the rumble of thunder. Once blasting is complete, a single long horn blast will sound the all-clear.   

    We expect this will go on for about 1 month—finishing in mid- to late-July. We will soon have time lapse-photography on our website showing the progress at the site. Meanwhile, we have construction photos available at https://healthalliancehospitalmacmarysavenu.smugmug.com/

     

    Week of June 1

    Central Hudson continues their gas line replacement work throughout the City. This week they will be installing mains at Pearl Street between Green St and Washington Ave (Mon & Tues)  Pearl Street between Washington Ave and Noone (Wednesday - Friday), and Mary's Ave heading toward West Chester.

    Beginning this week, Central Hudson will begin gas conversion work that involves entering homes and businesses. CH must access pipes within basements and re-light appliances within residents' homes/commercial buildings in order to complete the projects.

    The service teams have developed a work plan for how to proceed in line with COVID 19 protocols and procedures, including: limiting number of workers in the home, maintaining social distancing, wearing proper PPE, and thoroughly cleaning all surfaces contacted upon completion of inside work.

    Central Hudson has created a video for residents/business owners to better understand the indoor work procedures in place to protect the health and well-being of customers. Watch the video HERE.

    Broadway Streetscape: Contractors will continue to grade, clean up, and set up for the installation of the sidewalk from Henry Street to Pine Grove starting on June 15.  They will complete setting the curb in this area, including the pieces with slots for drainage into the bioswales. Preparation of the pad for bluestone under UPAC will be under way. A gutter with a backstop curb (poured concrete cast-in-place) will be installed from Napa to the YMCA. Meanwhile, work of saw cutting and removal of old sidewalk will also continue between Henry and Van Buren Streets. 

    Empire State Trail: Half section of barrier will be installed on Route 32 with minor traffic impacts. Sidewalk and striping and intersection work will also be completed over the next two weeks with minimal traffic impacts. The required excavation and shoulder paving has been delayed due to material fabrication, this work is be expected to start in early July.

    I-587 Roundabout:  Sewer installation along with manholes continue this week on Broadway, moving toward Albany Ave along E. James Street. The contractor started the installation of the infiltration system adjacent to Albany Avenue and East St. James Street and will continue through next week. The contractor will continue to install the sewer and infiltration system next week.

     

    Week of May 25

    Empire State Trail: Work in Kingston over the next two weeks will be limited to work at various intersections throughout the project area, including River Road at Route 199 and Route 32’s various crossings in Kingston. Delays should be minimal.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation to continue for this week on Broadway, sewer to start on East St. James next week. Drainage to continue on Route 578 and continue for next few weeks. Infiltration system to begin installation adjacent to Albany Avenue and East St. James Street later this week and continue through next week. Delays should be expected.

    Broadway: Grading of the sidewalk areas between Henry Street and the YMCA, including the areas near the UPAC, will be ongoing. Curbing and bioswales will be installed.  A few light pole bases must be removed, and new pole bases, which fit the new poles, will be installed. From Henry Street going west to Van Buren Street there will be some edge of pavement saw cutting and sidewalk and curb demo.   

    Central Hudson: This week, CH will be installing a gas main from the intersection of Albany Ave, Clinton Ave and Pearl Street and will then head toward Washington Ave on Pearl St. This same crew will move onto Broadway on Wednesday with work from Foxhall Ave to West Chester. 

    Work will continue on Mary's Ave heading toward West Chester. And on Andrew Street between Jervis Ave and Broadway. And will continue on Van Gaasbeck St, Hemlock Ave and Sylvester Streets.

     

    Week of May 18

    City of Kingston: Early this week, DPW will wrap up paving on Tietjen Ave, Deyo Street, Teller Street, Colonial Drive, Sheehan Court and Stuyvesant Drive. 

    Central Hudson:  Central Hudson crews will be installing mains from the intersection of Albany Ave, Clinton Ave and Pearl Street and head toward Washington Ave on Pearl St., and on Mary's Ave heading toward West Chester.

    They will be moving the services out of the road and not entering customers' homes to complete the services on Andrew Street working between Jervis Ave and Broadway and will continue on Grant, Lincoln St and Hooker. 

    Service installation will begin on Broadway on an emergency basis to complete these services in their entirety in order to retire the existing main on Broadway between Brewster and East Chester.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation to continue for the next week on Broadway. Drainage to begin on Route 578 and continue for next two weeks. Minimal delays should be anticipated.

    Empire Rail Trail: Work over the next week will be limited to permanent trail signs and pedestrian signal work at various intersections. Delays should be at a minimum.

     

    Week of May 11

    City of Kingston: This week, DPW will be working on Tietjen Ave, Deyo Street, Teller Street, Colonial Drive, Sheehan Court and Stuyvesant Drive in preparation of paving. On Thursday, May 14, they will begin the milling process, weather permitting. 

    Broadway Streetscape: Granite curb installation will begin by setting the grade the new curb will sit on. A two foot conduit for lights and signals in the same area will be installed, and the underdrain and bioswale construction will continue from UPAC toward the YMCA.  New pads for benches, litter & recycling receptacles, bike racks, and kiosks will be installed.  Various manholes and valve boxes in the construction area will be adjusted. 

    Central Hudson: Main tie-ins will take place on Broadway near the intersection of East Chestnut and Broadway and Brewster St and Broadway, early this week and then will move to Pearl Street from the intersection of Albany Ave, Clinton Ave and Pearl Street and head toward Washington Ave on Pearl St. 

    Another crew will be working on Andrew Street from Broadway to Jervis Ave, and beginning Tuesday will move out to Mary's Ave and work from Hoffman St toward West Chester Street. 

    Service installation will continue on Maiden Lane and Clinton Ave, with services moved without entering customers' homes, as well as Grant, Lincoln St and Hooker St. on Tuesday this week.

    I-587 Roundabout: Sewer installation to continue for the next two weeks on Broadway. Drainage to begin on Route 578 and continue for next few weeks. Minimal delays should be anticipated.

    Empire Rail Trail: Work over the next two weeks will be limited to permanent trail signs and pedestrian signal work at various intersections. Delays should be at a minimum.

     

    Week of May 4

    Central Hudson: Main Installation will continue on Broadway heading to West Chester, with road crossings of Broadway at Brewster, Staple and West Chester.

    Completion of work on East Chester St expected mid-week. Then main installation on Andrew St. will move on to Mary’s Ave once complete.  Service installation will continue on Maiden Lane and Clinton Ave.  Services will be moving out of the road and not entering customers homes to complete the services.

    Broadway Streetscape: This week work will include an additional excavation from Henry Street to the YMCA along the roadside edge, which signals the start of installation of under drain. Excavation is also being done for the bioswales. More new light pole bases will be installed with connecting conduit.  The following week, starting May 11, granite curb installation will begin. New pads for benches, litter & recycling receptacles, bike racks, and kiosks will be installed.  Various manholes and valve boxes in the construction area will be adjusted.

     

    Week of April 27

    Central Hudson will continue gas main installation on Broadway heading to West Chester. Main Installation will progress all week on both Hoffman Street and  Andrew Street, as well as on East Chester for the first half of the week and then will move to Tammany Street for the rest of the week.

    Central Hudson will be working on service installation on Elmendorf and then move over to Maiden Lane. 

    Broadway Streetscape: Sidewalk replacement work has progressed for south side sidewalk removal all the way to end of construction limits for this project which is just before Pine Grove Ave. The installation of light pole bases and pull boxes has begun between Henry Street and Cedar. Excavation for the Bio Swales and Snow Storage areas will start next. The pocket park at Henry Street and realignment of Henry Street has begun, as the previously existing right turning lane has been removed and the area for the new pocket park has been excavated. Installation of Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons pole bases have begun at the crossing of Broadway at Field Court.

    I-587 Roundabout update: Traffic will be switched to new temporary traffic alignment, weather permitting. Traffic delays should be expected.

    Sewer excavation and installation to begin May 4 on Broadway and continue through May.

    Empire State Trail update: Excavation of side slopes will continue and be completed this week. Then retaining walls will begin next week on Route 32.

    Minor traffic delays should be anticipated.

     

    Week of April 20

    Central Hudson will continue gas main installation at the intersection of Maiden Lane and Albany Ave on Monday and Tuesday, April 20-21.  This crew will then move to Broadway working from Pine Grove toward the hospital.

    Main installation will continue on East Chester Street all week. Main installation will be completed on Tubby Street on Monday and will then move to Andrew Street working between Jervis and Broadway. Service installation will occur on Elmendorf St - moving the services out of the road and not entering customers homes to complete the services.

    NYSDOT Update for the I-587 Roundabout Project: Paving, striping, placement of concrete barrier and the activation of a temporary traffic signal will be completed this week. Traffic will be switched to new temporary traffic alignment on April 23, weather permitting. Traffic delays should be expected. Sewer excavation and installation to begin May 4 on Broadway and continue through May.

     

    Week of April 13

    Central Hudson will continue main installation at the intersection of Clinton and St James, will then move to the intersection of Albany Ave and Maiden Lane. 

    Central Hudson will also be working on East Chester, Orchard St and Broadway, Elmendorf St, Van Gaasbeck, Hemlock Ave and Hemlock Extension. For a complete list of Central Hudson gas main replacement, visit: https://www.cenhud.com/about-us/projects/gas-projects/ 

    Empire State Trail: This week, drainage and excavation work will continue on the side slopes on Route 32 as well as the permanent signage for the trail. Minor traffic delays should be anticipated.

    Roundabout: Island removals and placement of gravel will continue. Completion of overhead sign structure removal should be complete by April 10. Drainage, temporary lighting and temporary traffic signal work to continue. Tentatively scheduled to pave temporary intersection and switch over to the temporary alignment week of April 20. Traffic delays should be expected.

     

    Week of April 6

    The Broadway Streetscape Project has begun.  In the coming week, contractors will be setting up traffic control signage, conducting layout and stake out, removing on street parking meters, and storing materials at their staging area.  Sidewalk removal and replacement will begin on April 6, 2020 in a block by block manner starting on the south side of the 600 block and working toward UPAC. 

    Central Hudson will continue gas line replacement work on Clinton Ave & Maiden Lane. Maiden Lane from Albany Ave to Clinton Ave will start Monday, April 6 and then move to Clinton Ave between Maiden Lane and St James. 

    Gas line replacement work this week will also occur on Elmendorf, East Chester,  Sylvester, Van Gaasbeck & Cassidy St as well as two Broadway crossings: one at Orchard St and one at West Chestnut. The main will be installed lane at a time to keep traffic flowing.

     

    Week of March 30

    Central Hudson: Gas line replacement work will continue on West O'Reilly Street, with no entry into customers homes or interruptions of their services. 

    Main installations happening this week on: Tremper Ave between Albany Ave and Elmendorf Street; Clinton between Franklin and Liberty; East Chester Street between Mickey's Igloo heading toward Garrison; and Garrison St & Grant .

    Empire State Trail: The Contractor will continue erosion control measures, and drainage on Route 32 will begin the week of March 30. Minor traffic delays should be anticipated.

    Roundabout Updates: Island removals and placement of gravel will continue. Removal of statue and overhead signs to begin week of March 30. Drainage and temporary traffic signal work to start week of April 6. Traffic delays should be expected. 

    NYSDOT recently unveiled a new public service announcement and social media campaign focused on the importance of driving responsibly in work zones. The video highlights the importance of paying attention in work zones and obeying New York State’s “Move Over” laws.

    Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.  In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

    For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.

    Follow New York State DOT’s Hudson Valley Region on Twitter: @NYSDOTHV. Find NYSDOT on Facebook at facebook.com/NYSDOT

     

    Week of March 23, 2020

    Central Hudson will be working on service installation on Clinton Ave without accessing customers homes, and will be installing gas mains on Elmendorf Street between Tremper Ave and Belvedere St, and on Lincoln Ave near Clifton and Grant Street.

     

    Week of March 16, 2020

    Central Hudson is to begin work on gas services on Tuesday, March 17 on Clinton Ave between St James and Liberty.  This will be limited in nature.

     

    Week of March 9, 2020

    The NYS Department of Transit is currently starting two major projects in Kingston: the I-587 Roundabout and the Empire State Trail connection on Greenkill Ave. The City will be communicating weekly updates for roadwork and related construction, as well as updating the public about Central Hudson's gasline replacement work, when we have that information available.  

    Starting the week of March 9, there will be roadside construction along Greenkill Avenue that maycause intermittent traffic delays. 

    I-587 Roundabout Project Update: Removal of monuments and flagpoles will be completed mid-March. Excavation and placement of gravel in islands and drainage will also begin approximately mid-March.  Some minor traffic delays should be expected.

    Starting on/around March 16, Central Hudson will resume gas-line replacement work in the City of Kingston, starting with Elmendorf, Tremper and Belvedere.  

    Central Hudson will be holding an Open House at City Hall in the Council Chambers on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 6:00-8:00pm to give information on upcoming gas main work and answer any questions. 

    For a full list of streets that will be affected by Central Hudson utility line replacement this construction season, please visit:

     

    Week of February 17, 2020

    Project Update 2/19/2020: The tree and stump removal continues and will be complete soon. Outside site work has slowed due to weather constraints until approximately March 9, 2020. The next update will be out at approximately that time.

     

    NYSDOT recently unveiled a new public service announcement and social media campaign focused on the importance of driving responsibly in work zones. The video highlights the importance of paying attention in work zones and obeying New York State’s “Move Over” laws.

    Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.  In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

    For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.

    Follow New York State DOT’s Hudson Valley Region on Twitter: @NYSDOTHV. Find NYSDOT on Facebook at facebook.com/NYSDOT

     

    Week of February 3, 2020 

    From NYSDOT regarding the I-587 Roundabout roadwork: Over the next two weeks, work zone signing and variable message boards will be installed to notify residents and motorists of the work zone. 

    Next week, the monument and flags will be removed and stored, and tree removal will begin.  Between 9:00am and 4:00pm, brief traffic stoppages for less than five minutes may occur.  Additional site work, including overhead sign removal and lighting, will continue with little to no impact to traffic.

    NYSDOT recently unveiled a new public service announcement and social media campaign focused on the importance of driving responsibly in work zones. The video highlights the importance of paying attention in work zones and obeying New York State’s “Move Over” laws.

    Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.  In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

    For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.

    Follow New York State DOT’s Hudson Valley Region on Twitter: @NYSDOTHV. Find NYSDOT on Facebook at facebook.com/NYSDOT