9W - A Dangerous Scenic Highway

on Friday, 31 July 2015. Posted in 9W

9W is featured in magazines and tourism guides as an outstanding scenic highway stretching from the George Washington Bridge in New York City to Albany. It is particularly spectacular from Highland Falls to Cornwall.  Residents in the area, however, are familiar with the routine parade of first responders and emergency vehicles racing up 9W to attend to accidents on the twisting path of scenic 9W along the ridge of the mountain – whether as a result of motorcycle racing, unstable loads on vehicles, inattentive drivers, ice, etc.  There is no signage that informs drivers they have left spectacular vistas of Storm King State Park and have now entered the bucolic residential community of the Town of Cornwall and they need to be attentive to local traffic flows.  

[**thanks to Lori Finkel Robertson for getting the ball rolling on Facebook group "Living in Cornwall."

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20020-22  Richard Randazzo, Supervisor;  Council: Kerry McGuinness, Josh Wojehowski, Virginia Scott,  Helen Bunt* 

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