Route 59 Safety Improvements

Speaking of Route 59, the new Tappan Zee Bridge brings with it many improvements to the entire corridor east-to west. But County Executive Ed Day says the tragic death of a three-month-old baby in Ramapo in June underscores the need to do even more…

Audio clip: Ed Day

To help relieve congestion in specifically the Monsey area of Route 59, a local group called “Improve59” which has a website,, suggests creating an additional lane of traffic in each direction, adding an additional lane of traffic on Route 306, synchronizing traffic lights opening a Route 59 bypass road, sidewalks, safe pedestrian crossings and more.

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