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Tompkins County Road Projects

The road program oversees construction, maintenance, and
repair of 302 miles of the roads in Tompkins County.

Major road construction & design plans include:

Applegate Road - Town of Enfield
Bostwick Road - Town of Ithaca

Champlin & Groton City Roads - Town of Groton

Coddington Road - Town of Ithaca

Dubois Road - Town of Ulysses

East Hill Intersections Safety Improvement Project - Town of Ithaca

Ellis Hollow Road - Town of Ithaca

Flat Iron Road - Town of Caroline

Midline Road - Town of Dryden

Sheffield Road - Towns of Ithaca & Enfield

South Danby Road - Town of Danby

South Street Slope Stabilization - Town of Ulysses





Applegate Road, Town of Enfield


Type:  Reconstruction

Project Status:  Planning

Location / Section:  Between Route 79 and Hayts Road

Schedule:    Early Summer 2017






Bostwick Road, Town of Ithaca


Type:  Asphalt Milling, Ditching, Shoulder Rebuild

Project Status:  Planning

Location / Section:  Between Route 13A and Sheffield Road

Schedule:    April 2017






Champlin & Groton City Roads, Town of Groton


Type:  Reconstruction, Pipe Replacement

Project Status:  Planning

Schedule:    Early Summer of 2017







Coddington Road, Town of Ithaca



Type:  Reconstruction of the area at the intersection of Burns and East King Roads, to provide safety improvements.

Project Status:  Design

Location / Section:  Approach to Burns Road from the south, and East King Road from the north.

Schedule:    Construction 2017

Links:     Aerial Map View

                 Design Report (2007 version)





Dubois Road, Town of Ulysses


Type:  Reconstruction, Paving Shoulders

Project Status:  Planning

Location / Section:  Route 96 to Perry City Road

Schedule:    Summer of 2017






East Hill Intersections Safety Improvement Project, Town of Ithaca


This project will construct safety improvements at two pedestrian crossings on Pine Tree Road:  at the entrance drive of East Hill Plaza and at a mid-block crossing on Ellis Hollow Road, 200' east of Pine Tree Road.  Proposed improvements include the addition of pedestrian-activated traffic signals at the plaza entrance and orienting Pine Tree pedestrian trail traffic to the Ellis Hollow intersection, and eliminating the mid-block crossing.

Type:  Reconstruction

Project Status:  Design

Schedule:   Construction - 2018





Ellis Hollow Road, Town of Ithaca


Pavement rehabilitation from Pine Tree Road to Game Farm Road, plus drainage improvements.  

Type: Reconstruction

Project Status:  Design

Location / Section Pine Tree Road to Game Farm Road

Schedule & DesignPhase 3 - Design and construction - 2018






Flat Iron Road, Town of Caroline


Type: Reconstruction

Project Status:  Planning

Schedule & Design:  Summer of 2017







Midline Road, Town of Dryden


Type: Milling and T&L

Project Status:  Pending

Location / Section:  Ringwood Road to Hunt Hill

Schedule & Design:  To be determined





Sheffield Road, Towns of Ithaca and Enfield


Type: Asphalt Milling, Ditching, Shoulder Rebuild

Project Status:  Planning

Schedule & Design:  April 2017






South Danby Road, Town of Danby


Type: Asphalt Milling, Ditching, Shoulder Rebuild

Project Status:  Pending

Schedule & Design:  Late Spring - Early Summer 2017





South Street Slope Stabilization, Town of Ulysses


Type: Restoration of roadside embankment

Project Status:  Design

Schedule & DesignConstruction in 2017