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Two-lane roundabout on State Route 85
Two-lane roundabout on State Route 8

Honorable Mention

State Route 85, Slingerlands Bypass Extension
Bethlehem, New York

The Slingerlands Bypass Extension addressed mobility and congestion issues on Route 85 with construction of 1.5 miles of a four-lane divided highway, while striving to support development, create a gateway to the community, and connect residential, business, and recreational areas with a pedestrian network.

  • Designer: Creighton Manning Engineering
  • Contractor: Delaney Construction
  • Owner: New York State Department of Transportation

Contact

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

 
Updated: 04/08/2011
 

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