Despite facing numerous obstacles over the years, a $5.3 million project to widen the roundabout in Riverside was completed ahead of schedule, officials said Friday.
The work started in 2017 but plans for the project began many years before that, some officials estimate as many as 15 years earlier.
Officials had expected it to be done in November or December but it was done earlier this month, with a ribbons cutting ceremony held Friday. READ
A ceremonial ground-breaking Tuesday kicked off the $5 million project to expand the Riverside traffic circle and turn it into a state-of the art, two-lane roundabout. READ
You may not have noticed it, but work on the proposed expansion of the Riverside traffic circle has already begun, according to Bill Hillman, the chief engineer for the Suffolk County Department of Public Works. READ
The Suffolk County Legislature voted Wednesday to appropriate $4 million to begin construction of the expanded Riverside traffic circle in 2017, and the county’s capital budget also now includes another $1 million toward that project. READ
The Route 24 traffic circle in Riverside. (Credit: Tim Gannon, file)
A proposal to swap land between Southampton Town and Suffolk County in order to facilitate the redesign of the Riverside traffic circle will go to voters this fall. (more…)