Local Roads Need More State Funding

On March 8, more than 700 county, town, village and city highway superintendents, transportation engineers, consultants, equipment and materials suppliers traveled to Albany to deliver to state legislators and the governor a simple message: “Local Roads Matter!” Motorists traveling in and around communities throughout New York know how important it is for the state to provide increased funding for repair and maintenance of roads, bridges and culverts, particularly those on the local system. Findings by the state comptroller, state Department of Transportation and independent studies have shown a large portion of local road pavement deteriorating and many local bridges rated structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.



Source: Stargazette

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