Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Sheridan Boulevard Project, Reuniting Neighborhoods and Providing Direct Access to Bronx River Waterfront and Parkland for Residents and Visitors

Posted to Applied Web NY on Wed, 12/11/2019 - 15:00

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the $75 million transformation of the Sheridan Expressway from an interstate highway to a pedestrian-friendly boulevard is now complete, giving South Bronx residents and visitors a direct connection to the Bronx River waterfront and Starlight Park. This transformational project is part of an unprecedented $1.8 billion state investment in the South Bronx. With the new and improved Sheridan project now complete, the Governor also announced that work is now underway on a $598 million design-build highway improvement in the South Bronx, the first phase of a massive, $1.7 billion project to transform the neighborhood by reconstructing the interchange of the Bruckner Expressway and new Sheridan Boulevard, and improving access to the Hunts Point Market.

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