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Category 1: The Urban Highways


2002 Excellence in Highway Design Awards

Category 1: The Urban Highways

Award of Excellence


Category 1:  The Urban Highways, Award of Excellence, image of award-winning project Hutchinson River Parkway Town of Harrison and Village of Rye Brook, New York

Hutchinson River Parkway,
Town of Harrison and Village of Rye Brook,
New York

Designer:
New York State Department of Transportation,
Poughkeepsie, NY

Contractor:
ECCO III, Yonkers, NY

The aging parkway, originally conceived for leisurely weekend trips, was reconstructed into a safe, efficient commuter parkway. Tightly curved alignments, limited sight distances, a wood-post and cable-guide rail, short acceleration and deceleration lanes and ramps, and noise were addressed with widened roadways, culverts, noise walls, and landscaping while maintaining the area's aesthetic beauty.

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