1-lane road planned during 9G work

The state anticipates restricting traffic to one lane on Route 9G in Red Hook when work begins on shoulder widening, drainage and road resurfacing.

The restriction will cover 4.8 miles of road between the Route 199 traffic light and the Columbia County border through the summer, according to a notice from the state Department of Transportation.

At the April 8 Red Hook Town Board meeting, Supervisor Sue Crane said she received a letter from Acting Regional Design Engineer Nicholas Shoba of DOT, saying that the asphalt shoulders will be reconstructed and that the 11-foot wide lanes will be retained and 3-foot shoulders will be added on either side of the road.

The $1.6 million project and a new 4-way flashing light for the Tivoli intersection were announced after the deaths of three people, including two Bard College students, on the state highway.

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