Archive for the ‘Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge’ Category

The Path, the Dividing Line and a Curious Falcon

A foot bridge at River Road in South Nyack will connect the elevated bridge to Rockland and to the new path. Its precast concrete panels will be covered by more concrete to raise it to grade, per the project.

It was a “do I or don’t I” situation at approximately three p.m. yesterday (above), when the graceful bird finally decided in mug for this very cool photo (below).

The project team reports the photo below is the shared use path’s approximate midway point between Westchester and Rockland.

I wonder where signs like this from the old Tappan Zee Bridge will be placed on the new bridge and path. With the exception of said relic I snapped by luck one day, all photos are courtesy of the New York State Thruway Authority.

About the merge from the newly-routed exit ramp to Route 9W: northbound traffic has a stop sign and has to yield to oncoming traffic.

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2019

New Way to South Nyack; SUP visible from Road

That loopy turn at Exit 10 is more narrow and directs drivers to bear right for South Nyack. Once at the end of the exit ramp, it was difficult to make a wrong turn when the sign below was directing me.

Now on Hillside Avenue/Route 9W northbound, I drove to the S. Franklin Street Extention (east) and saw a westbound car try to share the lane with a bicyclist. You can see how narrow the road is and that it has no shoulders:

There was no way I could make a wrong turn at its end per the sign below.

I was unable to see much of the new path from Clinton Avenue; however, as I drove past Village Hall to the Thruway’s southbound entrance I noticed the in-construction path rising behind the building to where it will connect with the Esposito Trail.

Luckily, I avoided the pothole on the left side of the southbound entrance ramp (it’s just after turning right to the ramp). If you see a pothole on the Thruway or on one of its ramps, then report it at 1-800-POTHOLE (1.800.768.4653).

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2019

Take S. Franklin St. Extension to South Nyack

Welcome to Exit 10, whose new configuration directs motorists to turn right on Hillside Avenue/Route 9W northbound. They continue to either the S. Franklin Street Extension into South Nyack or north to their destinations.

Photos of the new configuration at Exit 10 are courtesy of the New York State Thruway Authority.

At least one lane northbound from Tarrytown to Exit 10 will be closed next week from Tuesday to Friday, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., so crews can work on the roadway. See press release for details.

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2019

Exit 10: South Nyack will be via Route 9W North

Your guess is as good as mine why the bottom and lower right corner of this page are blank. Maybe to emphasize where motorists exiting the Thruway at Exit 10 in South Nyack will have to drive to reach the village.

The area outlined in yellow had uneven road bumps and cracks. /©1999-2005 by N. W. Perry.

See the red X? Remember how you complained about the congestion with traffic from 9W South? And the road bumps and crevices?

Good news. Starting this week per a recent press release, you’ll have an extra turn in the other direction only to drive north, then east, and wind up at the same location as before. how many minutes will it add to your commute home?

At least one lane northbound from Tarrytown to Exit 10 will be closed from Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., so crews can work on the roadway.

I’m curious about the new configuration, and I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2019

After a Carwash-like Rainstorm, Beauty Appears

And after it rains there’s a rainbow is a line from Simon & Garfunkel’s song “My Little Town.” A gorgeous rainbow captured by the EarthCam® construction camera this afternoon brought those lyrics to mind.

I’d like to know what you think.

Copyright © Janie Rosman and Kaleidoscope Eyes 2019

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