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Work to start on new median outside SCCC

Barrier forces use of crosswalk in front of college

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Starting Monday, lane restrictions will go into effect on Washington Avenue to accommodate work on a new, permanent median between Schenectady County Community College and downtown. For three weeks, the multi-lane thoroughfare will be reduced to two lanes in both directions — from Interstate-890 Exit 4C to State Street. The lane closest to the existing median will be closed to give crews room for construction work. Local officials and residents have long awaited a new ...

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October 26, 2013
3:19 p.m.

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Now how can they do something about the many people who walk right out into traffic AT the crosswalk, without a care in the world and expecting traffic to stop?
It's past the time to station a cop a few hours each week issuing tickets for "failure to obey a traffic device".

October 26, 2013
6:10 p.m.

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I am astonished to see this being done now. As if traffic isn't snarled enough with the ill timed Erie Blvd and Scotia bridge work, which has been made worse by shutting off lower State St. I didn't think those in charge could be any more stupid. Do these people ever think about what they are doing?