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Resolution of the Town of Callicoon in Support of Upgrading Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan Counties

June 17, 2019

WHEREAS, The Mid-Hudson/Catskills Region is achieving economic and population growth due to its proximity to New York City and other states as well as being home to attractive communities with a high quality of life.

Resolution of the Town of Lumberland in Support of Upgrading Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan Counties

June 12, 2019

WHEREAS, The Mid-Hudson/Catskills Region is achieving economic and population growth due to its proximity to New York City and other states as well as being home to attractive communities with a high quality of life.

Resolution of the Town of Bethel Town Board, Sullivan County, New York in Support of Upgrading Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan Counties

June 12, 2019

WHEREAS, The Mid-Hudson/Catskills Region is achieving economic and population growth due to its proximity to New York City and other states as well as being home to attractive communities with a high quality of life.

Resolution of the Town of Liberty in Support of Upgrading Route 17 in Orange and Sullivan Counties

June 6, 2019

WHEREAS, The Mid-Hudson/Catskills Region is achieving economic and population growth due to its proximity to New York City and other states as well as being home to attractive communities with a high quality of life.

Editorial: No more waiting to widen Route 17

April 8, 2019

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but it’s about time the state followed up on all of its promises to improve Route 17.

Investing in Our Region’s Quality of Life, Economic Well-Being

April 1, 2019

Orange County is one of the fastest-growing counties in New York State and, for more than a decade, we have been seeing a boom in economic activity.

Drive to expand Route 17 shifts into high gear

March 30, 2019

The 17 Forward 86 coalition wants it all: the conversion of Route 17 to a six-lane highway and to Interstate 86.

Coalition: Route 17 needs additional lanes

March 6, 2019

A contingent of Hudson Valley economic development advocates and labor leaders converged on the state Capitol on Wednesday, pushing for the addition of lanes to Route 17 to meet the rapidly expanding growth of tourist attractions and other businesses along the east-west corridor.

Advocates push for $500M expansion of Route 17 amid future traffic concerns

March 6, 2019

Advocates are pushing for a $500 million expansion of Route 17 amid future traffic concerns.

Sullivan lawmakers call for widening of Route 17

February 3, 2019

The Sullivan County Legislature formally added its voice to the chorus of local officials calling for the construction of a third lane on Route 17.