Sheridan Expressway Stakeholders Committee Meeting

One of the best opportunities for community members to speak in favor of the replacement of the Sheridan Expressway in the South Bronx with housing and open space is next week. NYSDOT will host its first “Stakeholders Committee” meeting in two years on July 13 at 6 pm at the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education on 928 Simpson St. in the Bronx.

At the meeting, project team members will present detailed traffic simulation data for the three alternatives under study — removing the Sheridan and adding new connections for trucks between the Bruckner and the Hunts Point Market, keeping the Sheridan and adding those connections, or doing nothing. Agency staff will also be taking questions from the audience.

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The city is close to recommending that the Sheridan Expressway, a short, sparsely-used interstate that community activists have targeted for removal for years, be transformed into a street-level roadway that opens land for new development and improves neighborhood access to parks along the Bronx River. The news came Tuesday night at a public meeting attended by […]