Governor Hochul Announces $27 Million Project to Improve Connectivity from Long Island Expressway to Crooked Hill Road in Suffolk County
, 2022-09-15 12:46:30,
$27 Million Project Will Create Easier Access to Shopping, Industrial Areas, Parks, and College Campus
Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that construction is beginning on a $27 million project to modify Exit 53 of the Long Island Expressway to provide motorists quicker access to shopping, commerce and recreation on and near Crooked Hill Road. This project will provide a direct link from the Expressway to several shopping areas in Commack, industrial areas in Brentwood, Deer Park, and Hauppauge, the Michael J. Grant campus of Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, Brentwood State Park, and other local residences and businesses, while alleviating congestion on area local roads and the Long Island Expressway Service Roads. Visuals for the project can be viewed here.
“My administration is committed to modernizing our transportation network for more seamless travel across New York State, and reliable connectivity for communities is a key component in our comprehensive approach,” Governor Hochul said. “This much-needed improvement along the Long Island Expressway will benefit motorists and help boost Long Island’s regional economy as we continue to build a stronger Long Island for the future.”
This undertaking marks the latest significant transportation investment for Long Island’s state highway system. Late last month, Governor Hochul announced that pavement resurfacing on the eastbound Long Island Expressway (Interstate…
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