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The Villages: Orangetown Candidates Debate

This week in the villages: More improvements to Memorial Park are underway. The Town of Orangetown is holding a candidate debate. It’s Week 4 of the River Road closure under the Tappan Zee Bridge in South Nyack and of overnight lane and exit closures in the southbound direction.

Village of Nyack

The spruce up of Memorial Park continues. On Friday, ground was broken; splash pad construction is now underway.  The village is building a new gazebo and upgrading the landscaping.

Town of Orangetown

An Orangetown candidate debate will be held on Monday, October 30 at 7:30p at town hall. The MCs will be former County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef, of Blauvelt, Robert Schelin, of Tappan, and Kate Raffa.
Allan Ryff (D) and Heather Hurley (D) are challenging incumbents Tom Diviny (R) and Denis Troy (R) for their seats on the town council. Thom Kleiner (D) and Chris Day (R) are running for Supervisor.
The debate will be broadcast on Orangetown’s public access cable Verizon channel 30 and Cablevision channel 78.

Tappan Zee Bridge News

River Road, near the Tappan Zee and Mario Cuomo bridges, will be closed again this week. And this week will again see construction activities which will require multiple overnight lane closures of New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) southbound/eastbound traffic lanes from exit 11 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W) to exit 10 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W).
Work will also require the overnight closure of the southbound/eastbound Thruway exit 10 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W) on-ramp. Southbound/eastbound drivers will be detoured to the exit 11 (Nyack – South Nyack – US Route 9W) on-ramp, shown below.

All four Rockland-bound (northbound/westbound) lanes will remain open during the operation. Specific lane and ramp closure times are listed in the chart below.

Lane & Ramp Closures Near the Bridge

DATE: CLOSURES BEGIN: CLOSURES END: LOCATION:
Mon., 10/30 9 p.m. – Ramp closure 5 a.m.Tues., 10/31 Southbound
exit 10 on-ramp
Mon., 10/30 7 p.m. – One right lane
8 p.m. – Two right lanes
11 p.m. – Three right lanes
5 a.m.Tues., 10/31 – Two right lanes open
6 a.m.Tues., 10/31 – All lanes open
Southbound
from exit 11 to exit 10
Tues., 10/31 9 p.m. – Ramp closure 5 a.m.Wed., 11/1 Southbound
exit 10 on-ramp
Tues., 10/31 7 p.m. – One right lane
8 p.m. – Two right lanes
11 p.m. – Three right lanes
5 a.m.Wed., 11/1 – Two right lanes open
6 a.m.Wed., 11/1 – All lanes open
Southbound
from exit 11 to exit 10
Wed., 11/1 9 p.m. – Ramp closure 5 a.m.Thur., 11/2 Southbound
exit 10 on-ramp
Wed., 11/1 7 p.m. – One right lane
8 p.m. – Two right lanes
11 p.m. – Three right lanes
5 a.m.Thur., 11/2 – Two right lanes open
6 a.m.Thur., 11/2 – All lanes open
Southbound
from exit 11 to exit 10
Thur., 11/2 9 p.m. – Ramp closure 5 a.m.Fri., 11/3 Southbound
exit 10 on-ramp
Thur., 11/2 7 p.m. – One right lane
8 p.m. – Two right lanes
11 p.m. – Three right lanes
5 a.m.Fri., 11/3 – Two right lanes open
6 a.m.Fri., 11/3 – All lanes open
Southbound
from exit 11 to exit 10
Fri., 11/3 9 p.m. – Ramp closure 5 a.m.Sat., 11/4 Southbound
exit 10 on-ramp
Fri., 11/3 8 p.m. – One right lane
9 p.m. – Two right lanes
11:59 p.m. – Three right lanes
6 a.m.Sat., 11/4 – Two right lanes open
8 a.m.Sat., 11/4 – All lanes open
Southbound
from exit 11 to exit 10

Here are the municipal events in the Village of Nyack and the Nyack Public Schools meetings for the week of 10/30. There are no meetings scheduled in South Nyack or Upper Nyack this week.

Village of Nyack

  • Tue 10/31, 5p: Justice Court
  • Thurs 11/2, 9:30a: Justice Court

Nyack Village Hall is located at 9 N. Broadway.

Nyack Public Schools

  • Mon 10/30, 7p: OCADA Coalition Meeting
  • Thurs 11/2, 7p: Beyond Measure Film Screening and Community Forum at the Nyack Center

The OCADA Coalition Meeting will be held in the Central Administration Building.


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