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By Douglas Sciorra

Steuben County road projects are pending approval

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BATH – New road projects are expected to be scheduled in Steuben County this year, pending the acceptance by the county Legislature Monday of $8.9 million in state funding from a variety of sources:

** Capital Highway Improvement Program — $5.4 million

** Extreme Winter Recovery —  $ 1 million

** PaveNY $1.5 million

** Pave Our Potholes (new program) — $ 1 million

The state funds will allow the county Public Works Department to add the following paving projects to the summer schedule:

  • County Route 119 – Cameron, 2.2 miles
  • County Route 55 – Fremont, 3.5 miles
  • County Route 67 – Hornellsville, 2.1 miles

Additional paving projects for this year will be on county routes 3, 21, 31, 48, 71 and 333, thanks to the state funds.

The County Public Works also will be chip sealing approximately 66 miles of road starting in June, which will include sections of county routes 5, 7, 17, 27, 34, 36, 38, 39A, 40, 40A, 75, 78, 85, 90, 91, 97, 103 and 119.

Bridge projects on County Route 9 (Town of Prattsburgh) ,Savona-Campbell Road, (Town of Thurston), Hopper Hill (Town of Troupsburg), Freeman Hollow Road (Town of Bath), Old State Road (Town of Troupsburg), and Thompson Road (Town of Tuscarora) also are anticipated.

They will also be doing repair work to bridges on County Route 47 (Town of Dansville) and County Route 70A (Town of Fremont) this year.

County Public Works officials said projects this year have been affected by the rapidly rising price of oil and materials, labor shortage and potential summer weather conditions.

Other agenda items are located

at https://www.steubencountyny.gov/files/agenda/2022/May_2022_Legislative_Agenda.pdf

The meeting may be attended via teleconference at https://steubencountynygov.zoom.us/j/84689320737?pwd=U1FWNzhQYVRxb2pzTlFrNlJ2M0ZZdz09 Meeting ID: 846 8932 0737 Passcode: Steuben1

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By phone (646) 558-8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 846 8932 0737

Passcode: 26646472

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