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Chrystie Street is Finally Repaved, 2-Way Protected Bike Lane Coming Soon

Posted November 7, 2016 at 5:12 am

Mountains were apparently moved, but it’s done. Yep, the eight-block length of Chrystie Street finally received its fresh coat of asphalt over the course of last week (after sitting raw for two weeks). Paving activities took place Tuesday through Thursday night. The boulevard had been a pock-marked clusterfuck for years. Next up is striping and, […]

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Chrystie Street Slated for Milling and Repaving this Week Ahead of 2-Way Protected Bike Lane

Posted October 18, 2016 at 5:11 am

The path to a protected two-way bike lane along Chrystie Street will soon have new asphalt. Progess toward that goal inches forward with each passing week. Now, the biking community might be stoked to learn that the full length of pavement from Canal to East Houston is ready for new surfacing. Community advisory notices lining […]

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After 2 Years of Water Main Work, Swath of Grand Street is Paved

Posted September 19, 2016 at 5:16 am

It was exactly two years ago that subterranean road maintenance along Grand Street crossed the Bowery. Since then, the seven-block stretch to Essex Street has been dominated by on-again-off-again roadwork. As previous reported, the capital works project (#MED609) – helmed by the Department of Design and Construction – upgrades the infrastructure beneath the roadway while […]

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More Lower East Side Streets are Getting Milled and Paved this Week

Posted April 18, 2016 at 5:15 am

This is the month of milling here on the Lower East Side. Several more local streets are going under the proverbial knife this week for repaving. The following roads, among others, will be categorically scraped and grated into submission this week. Resurfacing will eventually follow, but never soon enough. Anticipated completion date is April 29. […]

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Historic Belgian Block Pavers Uncovered on Orchard and Broome During Resurfacing Work

Last modified April 11, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Some routine resurfacing work within the last few weeks uncovered the paving methods of a previous generation of Lower East Siders. Several local streets were scraped bare three weeks ago as part of a $17.9 million job (#HW2CR16B) that includes resurfacing work in the boroughs of Manhattan and the Bronx. In doing so, the historic Belgian Block […]

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Lower East Side Streets to be Resurfaced this Week

Posted March 21, 2016 at 5:13 am

Several Lower East Side streets will get a touch-up this week. The milling equipment is out and will soon grind the asphalt in preparation of resurfacing. Rolling schedule begins this week. Broome, Hester, Jefferson, and Rutgers Streets, among others, will all go under the knife. The roadwork is part of a $17.9 million job (#HW2CR16B) […]

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City to Repave 3-Block Stretch of East Houston Tonight (Finally)

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:21 pm

The decade long capital works project to replace infrastructure along the Houston Street corridor (“reconstruction”) is edging closer to completion. While endless digging and traffic reorganization continue plaguing Allen Street/First Avenue, a new pave job is about to commence just a block to the east. Road work between Orchard and Norfolk was capped with new […]

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Bike Lanes Painted on Rivington Street

Posted July 13, 2012 at 6:18 am

In the aftermath of the milling and repaving earlier this spring, the narrow streets north of Delancey were marked for bike lanes.

Stanton and Rivington Streets Finally Re-Paved

Posted May 16, 2012 at 11:15 am

Raise your hand if you’ve nearly busted your ass walking the Lower East Side during these last few weeks.

Stanton and Orchard Prepped for Repaving

Posted April 23, 2012 at 10:26 am

This past Friday night, noise in Hell Square was not from inebriated bar-goers yelling at the top of their lungs.