RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Tuesday, October 13, County officials visited the site where the reconstruction of a section of Taborton Road, on County Route 42, continues following a major storm in July. The damage required the replacement of the bridge on Taborton Road and caused a three-story hole in the road a tractor-trailer spontaneously […]

RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Tuesday, October 13, County officials visited the site where the reconstruction of a section of Taborton Road, on County Route 42, continues following a major storm in July.

The damage required the replacement of the bridge on Taborton Road and caused a three-story hole in the road a tractor-trailer spontaneously combusted, resulting in flames and chemicals spilling out of the back, Officials said.


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The work to repair the damage has been extensive with, delays by rain, and a nearby stream had been diverted with culverts being re-engineered, Officials said.

A temporary bridge has been installed that is open to local traffic.


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“We thank residents and motorists for their patience as this important project continues,” said County Executive Steve McLaughlin and Director of Central Services Jim Gordon.

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