Van Rensselaer Boulevard 'road diet' completed

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The summer "road diet" project for Van Rensselaer Boulevard has been completed, according to a press release sent out by the New York State Department of Transportation on Friday. The approximately $1 million project restriped the former four-lane corridor between Northern Boulevard and Menand Road into one lane in each direction with a center turning lane. The shoulders of the road were also widened to include six-foot bicycle lanes on each side and seven-foot shoulders, and the speed limit was decreased from 55 mph to 45 mph.
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