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Public Information Meeting
Village of Croton-on-Hudson E-Notice

The Village will be holding a public information session on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 regarding a proposed project to improve traffic flow and make pedestrian and bicycle enhancements along Croton Point Avenue.  The Village’s consultant for this project, Clough Harbor Associates, will make a presentation at the beginning of the regularly scheduled September 18th Board of Trustees Meeting.  The meeting will be held at 8 pm on the second floor in the meeting room of the Stanley H. Kellerhouse Municipal Building located at 1 Van Wyck Street, Croton on Hudson, NY 10520.  The public is encouraged to attend this meeting, or view it live on the Government Cable Channel 78 or on the Village’s web stream.

See below for a brief summary of the project.

Croton-on-Hudson Traffic, Pedestrian and Bicycle Enhancements

PROJECT OVERVIEW
The current proposal includes the construction of traffic, pedestrian and bicycle enhancements along Croton Point Avenue from Veteran’s Plaza, at the Croton-Harmon Train Station, to S. Riverside Ave, and then North on S. Riverside Ave to the intersection with Benedict Blvd.  Click here to view the concept plans for the proposed project.  

The proposed work includes:
  • Construction of 5 ft. bike lane and 5 ft. concrete sidewalks on both sides of Croton Point Avenue.
  • three (3) new traffic signal installations along Croton Point Avenue at
Veteran’s Plaza
US Route 9 southbound on/off ramps
US Route 9 northbound on/off ramps
  • Widening a short section of Veterans Plaza at Croton Point Ave to 4-lanes-2 entering and 2 exiting
  • construction of a right turn lane on the US Route 9 southbound off ramp.
  • narrowing of the Route 9 northbound on- ramp intersection with Croton Point Avenue.
  • drainage improvements.
  • overlay of Croton Point Avenue and S. Riverside Avenue.
PROJECT COST ESTIMATE
Approximately $2,800,000 for Engineering, ROW and Construction, funded by federal and Village of Croton-on-Hudson dollars.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES
  • Provide safer pedestrian and bicycling facilities along the project corridor.
  • Improve and upgrade pedestrian accommodations and amenities to be fully American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant.
  • Improve intersection operations by geometrically upgrading key intersection and adding traffic signals.
  • Improve traffic flow
  • Minimize impacts to the area residences and businesses.
PROJECT EFFECTS
Construction of this project will disturb land adjacent to the road and will require narrow “strip” Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisitions of property in two locations. Temporary construction easements will be required at one property.  All parties impacted by ROW acquisitions will be reimbursed current Fair Market Value as prescribed by State and Federal Laws.

PROJECT SCHEDULE
  • Public Meeting  September 18, 2012
  • Design Approval Spring 2013
  • Detailed Design Summer 2013
  • ROW Acquisition Fall 2013
  • Construction            Spring - Fall 2014
COMMENT PERIOD

If you are interested in commenting on the proposed project please email Janine King at jking@crotononhudson-ny.gov by October 5, 2012.