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Sch'dy's Upper Union Street crosswalks to be repaired

The traffic circle on Upper Union Avenue in Schenectady on Thursday, July 10, 2014, one of the streetscape sites being repaired with a new Metroplex grant.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
The traffic circle on Upper Union Avenue in Schenectady on Thursday, July 10, 2014, one of the streetscape sites being repaired with a new Metroplex grant.
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The intersection of Union and Dean streets along one of Schenectady’s most successful business corridors once featured an attractive circle design stamped into the asphalt to make it look like brick. It was nearly five years ago that the intersection was improved as part of an ambitious $4 million project to beautify the Upper Union Street corridor with new curb cuts, sidewalks, streets, light fixtures and trees. Today, most of that work remains intact and ...

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ChuckD
July 11, 2014
10:17 p.m.

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Stamped asphalt "faux-brick". Yep, that's a sound investment.
As evidenced by the numerous places on Edison Avenue, real cobbles are forever. Labor intensive? Aren't we in need of jobs? Can Schenectady possibly think outside the box for once?
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By the way, am I the only one to notice Millard Street has looked like a cratered war-zone since sometime mid-winter? Not suggesting a socio-econimic bias, of course (cough, cough).

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