Contact Us
Mt. Kisco Daily Voice serves Mt. Kisco, NY
Return to your home site


Mt. Kisco Daily Voice serves Mt. Kisco, NY
Breaking News: Projected Snowfall Totals Adjusted With Winter Weather Advisories Issued For Much Of Area

Road Closures Announced During Taconic Parkway Pudding Street Overpass Project

The Pudding Street crossing on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley.
The Pudding Street crossing on the Taconic State Parkway in Putnam Valley. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A $28.9 million project for a new bridge over the Taconic State Parkway at the Pudding Street intersection in Putnam Valley has started.

A new bridge has been pushed by state and local officials at the dangerous intersection dating back more than a decade.

The intersection is the only at-grade crossing on the busy highway in Putnam County.

As part of the project, new ramps will also be installed in the area to realign with the Taconic State Parkway, making the area safer for pedestrians, commuters, school buses, and emergency service vehicles.

During the project, at least two lanes will be open, though the Pudding Street crossing will be closed for months, with a detour set to be put in place in the summer of 2020. The project is expected to be done in stages, and also calls for an improved drainage system at the intersection.

All work is expected to be completed in the area by the summer of 2021.

"The Taconic State Parkway is an important piece of Hudson Valley's heritage with its arching stone bridges and impressive vistas," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a statement. "Upgrading the Pudding Street interchange is part of our commitment to modernizing the state's transportation infrastructure for the 21st century, enhancing safety while maintaining the integrity of this remarkable Parkway.”

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell said in a statement that the project is a “win for the residents of Putnam County who have fought for many years for a safer intersection at Pudding Street.”

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Mt. Kisco Daily Voice!

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Mt. Kisco Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.