Visit Route 17/Exit 131 reconstruction project website for latest information

on March 5, 2018

Work is underway on the Route 17/Exit 131 reconstruction project. The New York State Department of Transportation is working to improve mobility, reliability, and safety for travelers along Route 17 at Route 32 Exit-131. Visit the Route 17/Exit 131 reconstruction project website  for updates and the latest information related to the project. There is an online form on the website for those individuals who have inquiries related to the project. Residents can also call 1-855-768-8317 (ROUTE17) with questions. The school district has a Route 17/Exit 131 project web page that will be updated as information is made available.

Located in the Town and Village of Woodbury, the Town of Monroe, and the Village of Harriman, the project features a diverging diamond interchange. This design aims to enhance access to the surrounding schools, retail establishments, highways and local roads, as well as improved travel time and safety. The project is expected to be completed by October 2019. For more information the diverging diamond interchange, visit the Federal Highway Administration at www.safety.fhwa.dot.gov.

The Department of Transportation has also shared an anticipated project timeline (all items subject to change):

Anticipated Project Timeline

Winter 2018 – Summer 2018

  • Traffic Changes & Impacts:
    • Relocate Existing Road Signs & Traffic Lights
  • Construction Site & Land Preparations:
    • Install Orange & Silt Fencing
    • Setup Equipment Staging Areas
    • Tree Clearing
    • Remove existing topsoil: Route 32, Route 17, Central Valley Elementary School, & Nininger Road
  • Temporary Construction:
    • Route 32 North Bound: Pavement for Lane Widening
    • Nininger Road: Pavement for Lane Widening
    • Route 17 Median: Pavement for Temporary Lane Shifts
  • Permanent Construction:
    • Route 32 Bridge over Route 17: Abutments & Center Pier
    • Utility Relocations: Route 32, Nininger Road, & Route 17
  • Traffic Changes & Impacts:
    • Route 32 Shifted onto Temporary Pavement
    • Route 17 Shifted onto Temporary Pavement
  • Permanent Construction:
    • Route 32 Southbound
    • Route 17 Eastbound: Right Lane & Shoulder
    • High School: Connector Road, Parking Lot D, & E
    • Park-N-Ride: 100 Vehicles (Staged Construction)

*Schedule subject to change.