…started work this week on the project to repair and pave Route 28 from the north side of the Old Forge hamlet to the county line at Eagle Bay. The project is scheduled to run through the summer and be completed by the end of 2015. Photo by Gina Greco
By Gina Greco
The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) held informational meetings at VIEW to discuss the upcoming repairs along Route 28 in Forestport, White Lake, Otter Lake, McKeever Bridge, Old Forge and Eagle Bay and to take public comments and hear concerns on Wednesday, April 23.
DOT representatives informed community members that starting April 27, 2015, a three-color signal will return at the site of the of the Route 28 bridge in McKeever. Continue reading
By Gina Greco
The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced an additional paving project for Route 28 in Forestport, White Lake and Otter Lake this summer, as a third phase of repair work that includes major paving north of Old Forge to Eagle Bay.
This is called a Vendor in Place Paving project (VPP), according to Ken Reilly, P.E., Highway Design Teams Manager. Continue reading
This letter is mainly directed to the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) having jurisdiction over the McKeever Bridge project.
Wiith what has taken place so far as to timing of repair delays, etc., there no doubt have been some complaints totally justified, and others run of the mill, more than likely. Continue reading
Following a weekend of traffic delays on Route 28 due to the ongoing McKeever Bridge reconstruction project, Town of Webb Supervisor Ted Riehle reported to the town board that adjustments are sorely needed to circumvent future problems.
“There have been a lot of problems with traffic signals…this past weekend was horrible,” he said. Continue reading
The three-color traffic signals on Route 28 saw their first full day of use on Tuesday, July 22, with motorists voicing concerns almost immediately to Town of Webb Supervisor Ted Riehle, about back-ups and delays.
The signals have been installed temporarily for single-lane passage, while bridge work is being done on the Moose River bridge at McKeever. Continue reading
The Town of Webb has been notified that a major bridge project has begun in McKeever, that will affect Route 28 traffic flow for an extended period.
The bridge, that crosses the Moose River, will have its bridge joints and bearings replaced.
There will also be repairs made to its piers, including columns and bearing pads. Continue reading