It is very apparent that we are just getting underway with construction season all across New York state. In an effort to promote safety in work zones, the New York state Department of Transportation is declaring this week, "Work Zone Awareness Week".
It seems like forever ago that we heard about the idea of the Albany Skyway. We heard that it was officially happening and a sketch and then nothing. Well, finally we have an update on where it stands and when we can expect construction.
I know this has happened to you. You are driving down the road and all of a sudden you see this black long tube all the way across it. You drive over it with no problem but then you wonder, what the heck is that black tube used for and why on this road?
It seems like every week or so there's a new announcement about one of the malls in this area adding something new. There have been new stores, new restaurants but Crossgates Mall isn't stopping there and it's groundbreaking!
I live on the Cohoes side of the Cohoes Waterford Bridge and I understand that it needs to be replaced. I don't understand, however, why they have to shut down the entire area for every weekend in July.