Local bridges get funding for improvements
Nick Reisman reports at New York State of Politics Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Dec. 15 millions in funding for local bridge improvement projects in Cairo, Catskill and other local communities. "The 'BRIDGE NY' program provides essential funding to enhance the safety, resiliency and reliability of critical municipally-owned infrastructure," Hochul said. "We must continue to make these strategic investments in our local communities to protect our residents from the increased frequency of extreme weather events, as well as to provide New Yorkers with the modernized and streamlined infrastructure they deserve." Here are the local projects getting funded:
• $1.165 million to the Town of Cairo (Green County) for the replacement of Polly’s Rock Road bridge over Kiskatom Brook.
• $1.0 million to Columbia County for the replacement of the Columbia County Route 7 culvert carrying the tributary to Roeliff Jansen Kill.
• $1.0 million to Columbia County for the replacement of the Columbia County Route 7 culvert carrying Punsit Creek.
• $985,000 to the Town of Catskill (Green County) for the replacement of the Game Farm Road culvert carrying tributary to Kiskatom Brook.
• $1.0 million to the City of Rensselaer (Rensselaer County) for the replacement of the Wilson Street culvert carrying Quackenderry Creek.
• $1.603 million to the Town of red Hook (Dutchess County) for the replacement of the Saw Kill Road bridge over the Saw Kill.
• $1.999 million to the Town of Rochester (Ulster County) for the replacement of the Boice Mill Road bridge over Falls Mill Brook.
• $993,000 to the Town of East Fishkill (Dutchess County) for the replacement of the Hillside Lake Road culvert.