I-81 Challenge

I-81
4:14 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Next Four Neighborhood Meetings on I-81 Viaduct Scheduled

I-81 viaduct at Adams St.

The State Department of Transportation has released the schedule of the next four neighborhoods meetings about the future of I-81 through Syracuse.  About 100 people turned out for the first one held two weeks ago in Toomey Abbott Towers, a stone’s throw from the highway. 

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I-81 Overpass Proposals to be Unveiled to Public
9:43 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Interstate 81 Overpass Through Syracuse Dilemma. What's Next?

Regional transportation officials fear the community will be polarized over what to do with the elevated portion of Interstate 81 through Syracuse.  Engineers just got the green light to spend the next few months conducting an environmental impact review of the various options, and narrow them down to one or two.

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Commuter News
2:04 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Drivers Will Face Major Detours on I-81 Starting Friday Evening

I-81 bridge deck replacements start this Friday night causing weeks of detours.
Credit WAER News

Brace yourselves downtown commuters- the orange barrels and cones are coming back as bridge deck replacements are set to begin on Interstate-81 Friday at 6 p.m.  


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Transportation Changes
5:23 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

What's going to happen with I-81 and what do you have to say about it?

Central New Yorkers will get another opportunity to add their opinions to the debate over the future of Interstate 81 Tuesday. 

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