Cortland County gets state funding to repave damaged roads

CORTLAND, N.Y. — More than $100 million state funding is being doled out to repave and enhance roadways that were affected by the harsh weather this past winter.

The funding for the 84 projects was awarded through New York State’s “Harsh Winter Paving Initiative,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.

The projects will take place throughout the summer and into the fall season, with expected completion dates at the end of the year.

“These investments are critical to our transportation system and essential for community growth and regional economic competitiveness,” Gov. Cuomo said in a press release. “By infusing more than $100 million in state funds to revitalize our roads, we are enhancing the quality of life for all New Yorkers while ensuring every traveler remains safe throughout the Empire State.”

Cortland County will receive $2.7 million to address pavement cracking on Route 41, from Route 26 in Willet to the South Solon Town Line:

 

The county will also receive an additional $2.1 million to resurface Route 11, from Route 392 to Route 41: