(April 3, 2012) Today the Governor begun to announce the highly anticipated NY Works infrastructure projects. This will be done on a region-by-region basis.
The NY Works initiative, is an effort to create a comprehensive state plan for the $16 billion in annual capital expenditures by 45 state agencies and authorities. Coordinating infrastructure and economic development planning is something that Empire State Future has focused on over the past year.
A NY Works Task Force will be developed to coordinate capital infrastructure planning among agencies and authorities. The Task Force will consist of fifteen members. Nine of the members will be appointed by the Governor and six by the Legislature. All major state agencies and authorities will participate in an implementation council to coordinate capital planning.
See below for a list of the road and bridge projects that have been announced. Region-by-region announcements can be found at the Governor’s Newsroom.