Slow-moving convoy on its way to Columbia Co.
May 14, 2018 3:00 pm
Bill Williams is reporting for WCTW-FM, "The Cat a travel advisory has been issued by the New York State Department of Transportation for portions of Rensselaer, Columbia and Dutchess counties, beginning the evening of Tue., May 15. The DOT has announced that the overnight transport of oversize loads from the Capital Region to the Hudson Valley is scheduled to begin. The convoys will run from the Port of Rensselaer in the city of Rensselaer and then proceed along a designated route to the town of Dover, Dutchess County. The transports will be escorted by the state police and occur between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. The police will temporarily stop traffic where required along the route, which involves Riverside Avenue, Third Avenue, Route 151, Route 4, Route 20 in Rensselaer County, Route 20, Route 22, County Route 7A and Route 22 in Columbia County and Route 22 in Dutchess County. Forty-five convoys are scheduled to occur between May 15 and the end of the year, with another 45 returns. Read the full story at 985thecat [dot] iheart [dot] com.