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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Paving Work Will Improve Troy Roadways

City of Troy Traffic Alert SMG

TROY, NY – The City of Troy Department of Public Works (DPW) is putting your tax dollars to work, issuing this week's weather-contingent schedule for milling and paving projects to improve our roadways.

"Maintaining our roadways is maintaining essential emergency and economic infrastructure, and improves the quality of life experienced by community members of all abilities," said Troy Mayor Wm. Patrick Madden. "As always, my thanks go to the workers of our Department of Public Works, who put themselves in harm's way and make themselves available to respond to emergencies at all hours to ensure our community can dependably rely on safe infrastructure."

This week's schedule is as follows:

Tuesday 5/16/23
Paving: 5th Ave between 121st St - 125th St
Wednesday 5/17/23
Paving: 9th Ave between 125th St - Ives Ct
Paving: 126th St between 8th Ave - Dead End
Paving: 8th Ave between 123rd St - 126th St
Thursday 5/18/23
Paving: 7th Ave between 123rd St - 125th St
Paving: 123rd St between 2nd Ave - 8th Ave
Paving: 124th St between 2nd Ave - 8th Ave
Milling: 5th Ave between Federal St - Congress St
Milling: State St between 5th Ave - 6th Ave
Milling: 6th Ave between Broadway - State St
Friday 5/19/23
Milling: Broadway between 6th Ave - 3rd St
Milling: 3rd St between Fulton St - Congress St

Milling is a process that removes a portion of the asphalt surface in preparation for future repaving. Paving results in a smooth road surface and safer driving conditions. Due to the nature of the materials involved in roadwork and the conditions needed for proper setting, these projects are highly weather-sensitive and thus this schedule is weather-contingent. 

Motorists accustomed to street parking in these neighborhoods are encouraged to mind posted parking restrictions to avoid costly fines and towing. Commuters should expect to encounter roadwork in the area and are encouraged to seek alternate routes of travel if possible.

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