City engineer: Amsterdam’s Church Street reconstruction won’t happen in 2019

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Once seen as a boon to the city, the receipt of two state grants for the same Church Street reconstruction project from legislators of different parties has caused the start of the project to be delayed until at least 2020, according to some city officials.


City Engineer Richard Miller says Amsterdam will not begin a $1.9 million project to reconstruct Church Street between Cornell Street and Clizbe Avenue until the city receives state approval for both funding streams, and that won’t be this year. Miller said he is uncertain when final approval for both grants will be received.


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