The I-81 challenge http://waer.org en Experts to Share Transportation Project Experiences, Offer Insight on I-81 http://waer.org/post/experts-share-transportation-project-experiences-offer-insight-i-81 <div>A number of experts will be coming to the Syracuse area over the next few months to share their experiences with transportation projects on a scale similar to what’s ahead for Interstate 81. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:28:18 +0000 Scott Willis 15488 at http://waer.org Experts to Share Transportation Project Experiences, Offer Insight on I-81 Business Group Urges More Community Engagement on the Future of I-81 http://waer.org/post/business-group-urges-more-community-engagement-future-i-81 <P>Local business leadership organization, Centerstate CEO, wants the community to work together and ask more questions before settling on a solution for the new I-81 viaduct through Syracuse. Centerstate C-E-O&nbsp;is laying out principles and priorities for&nbsp;the one-billion dollar decision that will impact the area for the next 75 years or more. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:23:01 +0000 Scott Willis 8074 at http://waer.org Business Group Urges More Community Engagement on the Future of I-81 Group of Businesses, Elected Officials Wants To Save The I-81 Bridge http://waer.org/post/group-businesses-elected-officials-wants-save-i-81-bridge <p> Getting around Downtown Syracuse seemed a little challenging this morning because of the Interstate 81 South closure at Harrison Street.&nbsp; A local group of business owners, elected officials and community members say it might be a vision of the future.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:55:49 +0000 Chris Bolt & John Smith 5860 at http://waer.org Group of Businesses, Elected Officials Wants To Save The I-81 Bridge Congressmember Dan Maffei weighs in on I-81 debate http://waer.org/post/congressmember-dan-maffei-weighs-i-81-debate <P>The future of Interstate 81 remains uncertain after Congressmember Dan Maffei offered his thoughts on what options should be considered.&nbsp;&nbsp;With traffic rumbling by on the highway nearby, Maffei says neither an identical highway nor “Erie Boulevard” type of road is a smart decision.&nbsp; He says&nbsp; Central New York deserves better...</P> <P><EM>“We need to make sure that this decision is not made by bureaucrats in Albany or Washington, but by citizens right here in Central New York. Thu, 30 May 2013 22:03:40 +0000 Scott Willis & Christian Bersani 2849 at http://waer.org Congressmember Dan Maffei weighs in on I-81 debate