City of Binghamton, New York

City Releases State Street Gateway Design Concepts


(BINGHAMTON, N.Y.) — Mayor Richard C. David today released a conceptual design renderings for the State Street Gateway Project.

“State Street is an important gateway into our City, especially from Binghamton University, and these funds will advance a larger vision to enhance Downtown’s streetscape, spurring new economic activity and development,” said Mayor Richard C. David. “This project accomplishes two important goals: beautifying and improving our infrastructure and leveraging federal funds for local projects.”

The $600,000 project includes infrastructure improvements on State St. from Susquehanna St. to Hawley St., including new pavement and striping, bike lanes, pedestrian crossings, enhanced landscaping, and ADA-compliant curb modifications. New traffic signals at State St. and Hawley St. will cost $340,000.

Still in design phase, the project will break ground in late summer of 2017.

McFarland Johnson, the design engineer for the project, will host a public informational meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 38 Hawley St. in Binghamton to answer questions.

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