New Paltz, NY Traffic

Congestion, speed and rage: Woodstock addresses traffic issues

Woodstock addresses traffic issues; Cars are everywhere in Woodstock; Dangerous motorists are in other areas; and State to lower speed limit on part of Glasco Turnpike . . . ➜ Subscribe to keep reading. Unlimited access, starting at $3.33/mo. See subscription options >. Already a subscriber?
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School bus driver shortage plagues Kingston

The Kingston City School District opened its doors for the 2021-22 school year last week, and while it’s been a mostly smooth endeavor, school officials acknowledge that there is still work to be done with transportation . . . ➜ Subscribe to keep reading. Unlimited access, starting at $3.33/mo. See...
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Rhinebeck road closures on Monday and Tuesday

VILLAGE OF RHINEBECK – Route 9 (Montgomery Street) will be closed on Monday, September 20, and Tuesday, September 21 from 6:00 p.m. until 2: a.m. according to Village Clerk Martina McClinton. McClinton said that the road closures are necessary to allow cranes to replace “old equipment” in the area and...
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I-87 northbound closed UPDATE: Roadway reopened

TOWN OF NEWBURGH – The NYS Thruway/I-87 northbound is closed as of Wednesday, September 22, at 5:30 a.m. Initial reports indicate that a tractor-trailer hauling hazardous materials is on fire on the road near the Plattekill rest area. Fire departments from the Air National Guard, Cronomer Valley, and Modena are...

What’s a ‘Gantry’ And Why NY Drivers Need to Look Out For Them?

The New York State Thruway Authority is telling motorists to look out for the gantry. What exactly is that and why is it so important?. In an attempt to get motorists used to some big changes on the New York State Thruway system, the state has launched an advertising campaign to educate the public. Press releases and advertisements tell drivers to "look out for the gantry," which sounds pretty important. The only problem is that most people don't know what the hell a gantry is.

Survey of Poughkeepsie diesel prices shows where to save $0.82 per gallon

(POUGHKEEPSIE, NY) You could be saving up to $0.82 per gallon on diesel in Poughkeepsie, according to a recent price survey. The survey looked at prices across the greater Poughkeepsie area, and found that the cheapest gallon of diesel as of Tuesday was $3.07, at Gulf at 688 Freedom Plains Rd. By comparison, the most expensive was $3.89, listed at Sunoco at 2194 South Rd .
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Commuter ferries begin new schedule

BEACON – Starting today, September 20, the Newburgh-Beacon and Haverstraw-Ossining ferries will have adjusted schedules to accommodate the Hudson Line’s restoration of train service. For the Newburgh-Beacon ferry schedule, please see For the Haverstraw-Ossining ferry schedule, please see
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Metro-North returns to regular schedule on Hudson line

POUGHKEEPSIE – Effective today, Monday, September 20, Metro-North will return to its regular schedule, which took effect on August 29, as crews continue to make progress repairing damage caused by Tropical Storm Ida. The schedule, which returns several previously suspended trains caused by storm damage, will offer 82 percent of...

$23.6 Million Project Will Help ‘Countless’ New York Drivers

A $23.6 million project to replace or rehabilitate seven Hudson Valley bridges that will help "countless" drivers is complete. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.

Here’s the cheapest gas in Poughkeepsie Saturday

(POUGHKEEPSIE, NY) Depending on where you fill up in Poughkeepsie, you could be saving up to $0.41 per gallon on gas. Gulf at 423 Manchester Rd was the cheapest station in the area, according to a survey by GasBuddy, with regular listed at $2.95 per gallon Wednesday. By comparison, the most expensive gallon was at Sunoco at 2194 South Rd , where a gallon of regular was selling for $3.36.
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Glasco Turnpike to have speed limit reduced

WOODSTOCK – The NYS Department of Transportation (NYS DOT) will be reducing the speed limit on Glasco Turnpike (County Route 33) between Upper Byrdcliff and Rock City Road in Woodstock to 35 MPH. The change is the result of requests from Senator Michelle Hinchey, Woodstock Town Supervisor Bill McKenna, and Ulster County Legislature Majority Leader Jonathan Heppner.

Expected Traffic Issues in Pleasant Valley This Weekend

Pleasant Valley Bicentennial Days Celebration is set for this weekend, and drivers should expect delays and road closures for most of the weekend in Pleasant Valley. With the Town of Pleasant Valley getting ready to celebrate their 200th anniversary this weekend (9/17-9/19) with a weekend full of events including, a 10 mile bike ride on Saturday and parade on Sunday, the Dutchess County Sheriffs Department is advising motorists to expect travel issues on both days.
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Speed limit reduced on part of Glasco Turnpike in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK, N.Y. — The speed limit has been reduced from 40 to 35 mph on the stretch of Glasco Turnpike between Upper Byrdcliff and Rock City roads in Woodstock. The Woodstock Town Board passed a resolution in June requesting the reduction, and the state Department of Transportation approved the change this week.