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Road Work Alert: 9W

Route 9W Center Turn Lane Construction at Glenmont Plaza – Expected to Begin August 10

During the week of August 10th, Benderson Development (owner of Glenmont Plaza) is expected to begin work installing a two-way center turn lane along Route 9W adjacent to the Plaza property.  To accommodate the turn lane, the work will occur on the Plaza’s side of the roadway (widening).

According to Benderson Development, this roadway improvement (along with other internal site modifications) is intended to make the Plaza more appealing to future tenants and enhance the overall customer experience and make parking and access easier.  The work, which is expected to last 4 to 6 weeks, also includes modifications to the north and center driveways to the Plaza.  All work is expected to occur during the day time hours.  Two-way travel will be maintained at all times.

NOTE: this work is not associated with the Glenmont Roundabout project, which is expected to begin later this Fall.


NYSDOT Sidewalk Maintenance on Route 9W from 6am - 4pm through 8/7

NYSDOT is repairing or replacing sidewalk panels and ramps on US 9W between Magee Drive and the Wendy’s Entrance to the Bethlehem Town Center for the remainder of this week and part of next week. DOT expects to accomplish the majority of the work between the hours of 6:00 am and 4:00 pm, using shoulder closures only, as needed, and to be completed by 8/7/20. This work is unrelated to the Glenmont Roundabout project.


Overhead Utility Line Relocation for Glenmont Roundabout Project

National Grid has completed their utility pole and overhead utility line relocation work at the Route 9W/Feura Bush Road/Glenmont Road intersection.  Other utility companies are now planning to relocate their utility lines to the new poles.

It is expected that Verizon Communications will be begin work soon on relocation of utility boxes to the new poles.  There will be no disruption in services while work is occurring.

The greater part of the Glenmont Roundabout project work is expected to begin later this Fall.  Currently, the Town has been working with property owners at the intersection on property acquisition to accommodate the roundabout and sidewalk improvements associated with the project.