Road sign work continues across Central New York, part of the overarching arterial rebuild. One of the most noticeable new signs assemblies erected is in Yorkville where Routes 69 and 5A come together.

The old signs were something of an anomaly and historical throwback in that they spelled out the highway name rather than the graphical sign.

Old Sign

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New Signs

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Abandoned Utica Elementary School Inspires Student Project

Theodore Roosevelt Elementary sits abandoned and neglected on Taylor Ave in Utica's Cornhill neighborhood. Now the building is inspiring a Hamilton College student's creative writing project. BRICKS: An Intersection of Architecture and Community is a long-term project of Hamilton College students to understand what the space means to the community and to create a derived theater piece about the building.