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'NY WORKS' Road program repairs more than 2,000 miles of state roads --on time, under budget

GasBuddy Blog -- Earlier this month NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the completion of all highway paving projects funded through the NY Works program. The program included replacing pavement at 172 sites across New York State, including approximately 2,157 miles of state roadways, as part of $229.9 million in contracts.

Paving completed on the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) between exits 68 and 73 in Suffolk County was the last project in the program.

“The NY Works program has transformed the way state government works for the people and does business,” Governor Cuomo said. “NY Works aims to improve the state’s transportation infrastructure and increase safety for drivers, while cutting costs for government and creating...


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snapper06
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 3:01:29 PM

Always good to see roads in good shape.Knowing Gov Cuomos past friends,just makes you wonder how much Fed pork spending was at tax payers expense. Of course he would never do that.
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michaelallens
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california needs to lower its taxs
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moose21040
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2013 7:07:57 PM

Good job
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bell013
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 11:20:12 AM

old news
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bevmill
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 11:02:53 PM

That's good, Now share you success with other states.
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 8:40:21 PM

seems like tax payer got the bad deal ... it a down economy it should not have been so costly ...
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SUV2009
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 4:48:27 PM

Good for them.
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boldrph
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:55:03 PM

i still like good roads
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SandeeC
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:05:25 PM

Good for NY - and anyone using their highways!
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idigau22
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:03:40 PM

Maybe California could learn something from New York! All Calif does is patch the patches!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:00:25 PM

Amazing- congratulations to them.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 2:00:10 PM

You shouldn't believe him nor bloombergs LIES about about lawful gun owners. More gun restrictions only impair lawful gun owners. Look at the crime rates in cities & countries where we have the most restrictive gun laws!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:59:16 PM

yea for NY.
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satrn38mpg
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:45:28 PM

more of the same old news >>
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BumpinButch
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:43:27 PM

As long as we are not taxed more to get roads fixed in any State!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:34:50 PM

yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:30:14 PM

LEAD ON!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:24:03 PM

DO IT NOW OR DOUBLE THE COST LATER.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:22:13 PM

very old post!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:21:33 PM

repeat
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:18:41 PM

Old news.
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conswilla666
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:16:02 PM

they collect taxs to repair roadway so do the job
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BobbyVA
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:15:57 PM

Gov Cuomo, like most New Yorkers, seem to brag a little too much.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:15:19 PM

on time and under budget...
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Nice to see fiscal management from a government for a change.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:11:25 PM

Long overdue.
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jpeckinp
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:07:13 PM

Yes this is a repost from yesterday. But the reason being that the roads that were repaired under budget are falling apart again. It's about the quality of the repairs.

I could do the repairs under budget and early, but I will have to do them yearly.

Give us repairs that last decades for our money not months.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:05:57 PM

Now for the whole nation to achieve such success!!
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mickeymike
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:02:14 PM

same as yesterday!
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pecos
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 1:02:11 PM

Can we get this all over the US.
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repeater1
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:59:52 PM

Did they repair even more roads than what was reported yesterday?
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pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:57:31 PM

I think the roads are still repaired from yesterday
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silvereb
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:57:05 PM

What did they do with roads rated as bad?
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:55:26 PM

Good government. We need this on a national level like WPA in the old days.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:55:13 PM

New please.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:54:02 PM

Yesterday??
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:52:59 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:52:55 PM

good, we need more
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:52:53 PM

Never happenned when his father Mario was in charge.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:52:32 PM

old post.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:51:31 PM

Yes but they repaired roads that didnt even need it, just to reach that goal.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:49:45 PM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:47:47 PM

Goody for NY!!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:47:21 PM

old news.....
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:45:58 PM

Stale news.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:44:55 PM

Old news
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:44:29 PM

That's refreshing ...
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:43:53 PM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:40:05 PM

Not in NY.
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 12:39:14 PM

old but suprising news.
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