Thruway Authority answers questions about repeated paving

May 26, 2017 05:52 PM

Why is the Thruway is being repaved again between Exits 24 and 25? A NewsChannel 13 viewer wrote into our Waste Watchers team recently asking that. The viewer claims the same stretch has been repaved three years in a row.

We asked the Thruway Authority about this. They say the work you see now is part of a two year, $17.7 million pavement restoration project. Phase 1 wrapped up last fall. Phase 2 wraps up this summer.

Advertisement – Content Continues Below

Work done in 2015 was a separate project involving full-depth repairs to portions of the Thruway.

If you have questions about state spending and want the Waste Watchers team to check into it, email us at


WNYT Staff

Copyright 2017 - WNYT-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Community fundraiser held for grieving Rensselaer families

Rep. Tonko holds forum at Shaker High School

Sources: Six arrested in connection to Saratoga Co. drug ring

Capital Region woman celebrates 103rd birthday

Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid plan