For Immediate Release
June 5, 2018
Troy Officials Issue Summer Traffic Advisories, Parking Restrictions
TROY, NY – With the start of Troy’s summer entertainment schedule and ongoing scheduled road paving operations, major infrastructure projects, and transportation network improvements Mayor Patrick Madden today is asking for resident’s cooperation to assist local crews conducting annual maintenance work in neighborhoods across Troy to ensure a smooth transition into the summer season.
Mayor Patrick Madden said, “The arrival of summer signals a new wave of activity across the Collar City, from our exciting summer events to important roadway maintenance and repair operations. Cooperation from the public will allow our crews to conduct this year’s important municipal improvement projects without interruption and ensure residents and visitors from across Troy and the Capital Region can continue to explore our community and enjoy our diverse mix of restaurants, shops and signature entertainment options all season long.”
The City’s Bureau of Streets has started 2018 street paving operations. The following streets are scheduled for resurfacing and paving on Friday, June 8.
- Munro Court
Motorists are asked to reduce speeds, use caution and watch for flaggers while traveling through work zones to ensure the safety of workers. Temporary lane closures and parking restrictions are possible. The public should observe all posted parking restrictions in and around work areas. Local emergency services will be notified of traffic restrictions and lane closures as necessary. Paving work will be dependent on weather conditions. The City of Troy thanks everyone for their patience at this time while crews conduct paving operations throughout the summer months.
City officials have issued various traffic advisories and parking restrictions associated with special events scheduled throughout the 2018 summer season.
Rockin’ on the River
Parking will be prohibited in the Front Street lot from 12:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6 for the annual Rockin’ on the River concert series, the free, 9-week outdoor summer music series held on Wednesday nights between June and August in Riverfront Park. Parking restrictions will occur every Wednesday through Thursday, August 8 (excluding Wednesday, July 4). Permit holders should contact the Office of General Services (518) 279-7161 with any questions.
For more information on this event, visit www.downtowntroy.org/rockin-on-the-river
Troy Waterfront Farmers Market
City officials have issued a traffic advisory for River Street, Broadway, and State Street in the City of Troy, New York for the weekly Troy Waterfront Farmers Market. The following streets will be closed between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 9:
- River Street, between 3rd Street and State Street
- 2nd Street between Broadway and State Street
- Broadway between 3rd Street and River Street
Parking restrictions will also be in effect for the above streets; drivers should observe all posted parking restrictions. Road closures associated with the outdoor Farmers Market will be in effect every Saturday through October. For more information on this event, please visit www.troymarket.org
Little Italy Stickball Tournament
City officials have issued a traffic advisory for Hill Street for the 10th annual “Stick it to Homelessness” Stickball Tournament. Beginning 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., Sunday, May 10, Hill Street will be closed to regular vehicle traffic between Washington and Liberty Streets. Drivers should observe all posted parking restrictions. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and towed, both at the owner’s expense.
Uncle Sam Bike Trail
Work associated with the Uncle Sam Trail extension project is nearing completion. Residents and motorists are reminded to watch for updated signage indicating permanent changes to on-street parking on Burden Avenue, 1st Street between Adams and Madison Streets, and River Street between Division and Adams Streets. Removable bollards will also be installed to delineate traffic lanes and ensure the safety of riders using the trail.
One Monument Square
City officials have also announced parking restrictions at the former City Hall site located at One Monument Square due to work associated with the seawall stabilization project on Troy’s waterfront. Beginning 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, parking will be prohibited at the former City Hall site. Parking restrictions will remain in place until further notice. Illegally parked vehicles will be ticketed and towed, both at the owner’s expense.
Street parking in the Central Business District is limited to two (2) hours, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and four (4) hours in designated areas with metered pay stations. There is a variety of parking garages and surface lots available for public parking in historic downtown Troy. The city offers a monthly permit rate for all lots and garages, and a daily rate for non-permitted vehicles. To purchase a monthly or daily parking permit please contact the City Treasurer’s Office at (518) 279-7310. All city-operated parking lots and garages are available for free parking during nights and weekends. For more information on public parking in downtown Troy, please visit www.troyny.gov/departments/parking
Seasonal Street Cleaning
The Department of Public Works’ seasonal street cleaning schedule continues this week. The sixteen week street sweeping and debris cleanup program removes dirt, brush, leaves and other items from City roadways that have accumulated over the winter months. The weekly initiative will continue through August 3rd.
Week Eight: June 4th to June 8th
Monday, June 4 – 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Even Side: Euclid Avenue, Rankin Avenue, Chelton Avenue, Wendall Avenue, Eldridge Avenue, Ahern Avenue, Bolivar Avenue, Creekside.
Tuesday, June 5 – 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Odd Side: Euclid Avenue, Rankin Avenue, Chelton Avenue, Wendall Avenue, Eldridge Avenue, Ahern Avenue, Bolivar Avenue, Creekside.
Wednesday, June 6 – Street Cleaning
Thursday, June 7 – Street Cleaning
Friday, June 8 – Street Cleaning
Week Nine: June 11th to June 15th
Monday, June 11 – Street Cleaning
Tuesday, June 12
7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Even Side: all Streets from Humiston Avenue to Hoosick Street. From 8th Street to 15th Street, Miami Beach Estates, Hialeah, High Pointe, Bordaile Estates, and Red Rock Road.
Wednesday, June 13
7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Odd Side: all Streets from Humiston Avenue to Hoosick Street. From 8th Street to 15th Street, Miami Beach Estates, Hialeah, High Pointe, Bordaile Estates, and Red Rock Road.
Thursday, June 14 – Street Cleaning
Friday, June 15 – Street Cleaning
Please contact the City of Troy’s Department of Public Works at (518) 270-4579 with any additional questions regarding this year’s Spring Cleanup program and schedule.
Lansingburgh Sidewalk Reinvestment Project
City officials have issued a construction advisory for operations associated with phase two of the Lansingburgh Neighborhood Reinvestment Project. Beginning Tuesday, June 5 until Friday, June 8, crews will be conducting sidewalk utility strip coloring within sidewalk areas on 2nd Avenue between 112th and 114th Streets. No lane closures are expected. Work will be dependent on weather conditions.
For up-to-date announcements from Troy City Hall, please visit www.troyny.gov/category/city-news/
John Salka, Deputy Director of Public Information
[email protected] / (518) 279-7131
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