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Excellence in Highway Design

Urban Highways: Surface Streets

Roundabout on State Route 376
Roundabout on State Route 376

Award of Excellence

State Route 376
Hooker Avenue to WB Route 44/55
Poughkeepsie, New York

By modifying the intersections into modern roundabouts and reducing the number of lanes, the Hooker Avenue project significantly reduced delays, reduced speed, and increased safety. Using larger sidewalks, parking areas, and street imprint made for livable streets that now create a pedestrian friendly community.

  • Designer: New York Department of Transportation
  • Contractor: Green Island Contracting, LLC
  • Owner: New York Department of Transportation

Contact

Michael Matzke
Office of Program Administration
202-366-4658
E-mail Michael

 
Updated: 04/08/2011
 

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