road work

City Infrastructure
2:29 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Syracuse City Councilors Approve Upgrades to Road, Water Infrastructure

The limestone arches of the W. Genesee St. bridge over Onondaga Creek date back to the 1800's.
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

A number of additional bridge and road repair projects are on the horizon in Syracuse now that common councilors have given their approval.  The historic W.  Genesee St. bridge over Onondaga Creek is slated for $1.5 million  worth of upgrades.    The limestone arch structure dates back to the 1800’s, so city engineer Mary Robison  says the state’s historic preservation office is involved. 

   Robison says the bridge needs mortar repairs and other work, but is otherwise structurally sound considering its age.  She says none of the bridges slated for repair are considered unsafe.
Read more
CONSTRUCTION SEASON
6:10 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

City Launches Website to Inform Drivers of Road Work

Road work downtown on West Fayette Street (facing east), in Armory Square
Credit Scott Willis / WAER News

Since the first big thaw swept through the Syracuse area, you've probably noticed the big orange signs for detours and construction.Road construction season is well underway in an around Syracuse, and the city is trying to make navigating the streets a little more bearable. City Hall has launched a new website to inform residents and commuters about delays and detours caused by road work.

Read more