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Crews making progress on Auburn’s 2022 street paving project

Workers have been making good progress on the city of Auburn’s annual street repair and paving project.


Project focuses on a quadrant of the city each year

Crews tackle a different quadrant of the city each year. This year, the city’s northeast quadrant is getting most of the attention, along with the East Hill neighborhood. Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason brings us up to date on what work has been done.

The East Hill work will include Taber Drive and Lafayette Place, both of which were scheduled for last year, but could not be done due to other work being done in those areas.

2022 Road Program Presentation 02-24-2022 by Ted Baker on Scribd


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Project also includes demo of smart traffic light system

This year’s project is expected to cost $1.6 million. $1,107,500 will be funded by the state through its CHIPS, Pave NY, and POP programs. This year’s project also includes a Video Detection System demo project at the intersection of Loop Rd. and Genesee St. The system uses video cameras and artificial intelligence to switch traffic signals more efficiently. The system was installed by Northeast Signal of Elbridge.

Next year, the road work will focus on the northwest part of the city.

Listen to my full Inside the FLX conversation with Auburn City Clerk Chuck Mason below.


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