C&S Celebrates APWA Award for City of Syracuse Project

Congratulations to the City of Syracuse, New York, for receiving the 2022 Transportation Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association, CNY Branch (APWA), for its Downtown Mill and Pave Project, Salina and State Streets.

The project consists of 2R pavement rehabilitation of 1.7 miles of Salina Street, a principal urban arterial and National Highway System route, and 1.3 miles of State Street, a minor urban arterial. These two north-south streets extend through the central business district of the city. Salina Street, Syracuse’s “Main Street,” is the venue for the annual St. Patrick’s Parade and other special summer events. State Street is fronted by major government buildings and public venues, including the Oncenter/War Memorial Complex, County Courthouse, Justice Center and Everson Museum of Art.

C&S provided design and construction phase services for the $9.7 million project. Preliminary and final design began late spring of 2017, culminating with bidding and award for construction to Seneca Stone Corporation in the spring of 2020. Although the project faced numerous challenges, when complete, the users of these two major corridors benefited from an improved driving surface, dedicated bicycle lanes, ADA-compliant sidewalks and curb ramps, improved pedestrian crosswalks, and a renewed, freshened look to the downtown area. The project was completed in the summer of 2022.

Frank Mento accepting the APWA Award
Frank Mento Accepts the APWA Award

The APWA serves professionals in all aspects of public works and helps public works personnel improve the quality of life in the communities they serve. The Central New York Branch serves the counties of Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and Saint Lawrence.

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