New York Consolidated Laws, Highway Law - HAY § 349-a. State thruway routes
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State thruway routes are hereby set forth and generally described as follows:
1. Southern Westchester connection. Beginning at the northerly terminus of the Major Deegan expressway in the vicinity of Jerome avenue at the New York city corporate line, thence extending in a general northerly direction through the city of Yonkers to connect with the southerly end of the Hudson section at a point in the vicinity of Tuckahoe road to be determined by the commissioner. No fees or other charges may be imposed for vehicular use of this connection.
2. The Hudson section. Beginning at the northerly end of the southern Westchester connection at or near Tuckahoe road, thence in a general northerly and westerly direction crossing the Hudson river at a point south of Highland Falls, which crossing shall be known as “The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge”, thence in a general westerly direction to intersect with existing route number seventeen or to a connection with that route, including a thruway connection from that portion of the section west of the Hudson river, generally southerly to a point to be determined by the authority on the New York-New Jersey boundary line.
3. The Catskill section. Beginning at the northerly end of the Hudson section, extending in a general northerly direction in the vicinity of Central Valley, Highland Mills, Woodbury Falls, Vails Gate, thence through or passing Newburgh on the west, thence northerly past Plattekill and New Paltz, thence passing through or near the city of Kingston and continuing northerly to the west of Saugerties and Catskill, continuing northerly passing in the vicinity of West Coxsackie and Ravena, thence northerly passing the Feura Bush railroad yards in the vicinity of either their easterly or westerly extremities, thence continuing northerly passing to the west or through the westerly part of the city of Albany, and intersecting United States route number twenty in the vicinity of McKownville.
4. The Mohawk section. Starting at the northerly end of the Catskill section on United States route number twenty in the vicinity of McKownville, continuing in a northwesterly direction toward the city of Schenectady, and thence around the southerly side of Schenectady, continuing through or along the Mohawk Valley by-passing or passing through the city of Utica, thence westerly passing in the vicinity of Whitesboro and continuing to the north of the city of Oneida, thence westerly to the south of the Cicero swamp to a point on United States route number eleven north of the village of Liverpool.
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general, special or local law, the commissioner of transportation is authorized and empowered to enter into an agreement with any railroad corporation or corporations for the relocation or removal of a portion of the railway with appurtenances and facilities, as he may deem necessary to accommodate the construction and use of the Mohawk section in Schenectady, Montgomery and Herkimer counties. Each such railroad corporation, subject to the rules of the commissioner of transportation, or the commissioner of transportation may let the necessary contracts therefor. The agreement may direct that the work be done by contract or by direct employment of labor and purchase of material, or partly by contract and partly by direct employment of labor and purchase of material. The entire cost of the work, as herein provided, shall be included in the cost of the Mohawk section.
5. The Ontario section. Starting at the westerly end of the Mohawk section at a point on United States route number eleven north of the village of Liverpool, thence westerly north of Onondaga lake, thence in a westerly direction passing in the vicinity of Warners, Memphis, Jordan and Weedsport, crossing the New York Central and West Shore railroads in the vicinity of the village of Port Byron, thence southwesterly crossing the Seneca river in the vicinity of May's Point, thence westerly north of the villages of Seneca Falls and Waterloo and passing in the vicinity of West Junius, Phelps, Clifton Springs and Manchester, passing north of Victor and in the vicinity of Fisher and Severance, continuing westerly to a point in the vicinity of the city of Batavia, thence westerly to a point in the vicinity of Williamsville, including a spur to Main street, in the vicinity of Kensington avenue in the town of Amherst, thence southerly generally parallel to and west of Union road to a point south of the Lehigh Valley railroad tracks, thence southwesterly to a point at the junction of the Erie and Niagara sections in the vicinity of the crossing of Dingens street and the Lehigh Valley railroad in the town of Cheektowaga.
6. The Erie section. Starting at its junction with the Niagara section at a point in the vicinity of the crossing of Dingens street and the Lehigh Valley railroad in the town of Cheektowaga, thence southerly generally paralleling the Lehigh Valley railroad to Cazenovia creek and extending southerly and southwesterly to a point north of the village of Hamburg, thence in a southwesterly direction generally paralleling the existing Southwestern boulevard to a point near the village of Irving, thence bypassing the village of Silver Creek to the south, thence extending in a general southwesterly direction to the Pennsylvania state line on a location lying in the vicinity of United States route number twenty and state touring route number five.
7. The New England section. Beginning at or near the point of intersection of the Bronx and Pelham parkway and the extension of Bruckner boulevard in New York city, extending in a generally northerly direction to a point on or near east two hundred twenty-second street, thence generally in an easterly direction to the New York city-Westchester county line north of Pelham Bay park, thence generally in a northeasterly direction through the town of Pelham, the city of New Rochelle, the town of Mamaroneck, the village of Mamaroneck, the town of Harrison, the city of Rye, the town of Rye and the village of Port Chester, to a point on the New York-Connecticut state line.
8. The Niagara section. Starting at the junction of the Erie and the Ontario sections at a point in the vicinity of the crossing of Dingens street and the Lehigh Valley railroad in the town of Cheektowaga, thence generally in a westerly direction to Erie street in the city of Buffalo, thence continuing in a general northwesterly direction to the Front, thence through the Front and north between Niagara street and the ship canal to the right of way of the abandoned Erie canal near the northern end of such ship canal, thence generally along such right of way, deviating therefrom to make a connection with the easterly approach of the South Grand Island bridge, thence across the Niagara river, utilizing the existing South Grand Island bridge or constructing another bridge parallel to such bridge, or both, thence along or parallel to existing Grand Island boulevard, across the Niagara river, utilizing the existing North Grand Island bridge, or constructing another bridge parallel to such bridge, or both.
9. The Berkshire section. Starting at a point or points on the Catskill section northeast of Becker's Corners, thence easterly to a point on the west bank of the Hudson river, which point shall be more than fifteen miles north of the Rip Van Winkle bridge, thence across a bridge to be constructed by the authority and which crossing shall be known as “The Castleton-on-Hudson Bridge”; and thence generally in a southeasterly direction and passing in the vicinity of the hamlets of Brookview, North Chatham, Old Chatham, and East Chatham to a point on the New York-Massachusetts boundary line near the hamlet of State Line.
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