Transmission projects gear up in New York State

Governor Hochul Announces 100-Mile Renewable Energy Transmission Project

Governor Kathy Hochul this week announced the commencement of construction on the Smart Path Transmission Project, a plan to rebuild 100 miles of existing transmission lines in New York State. The primary scope of work includes replacing aging wood H-frames with steel poles and replacing or upgrading approximately ten substations along the project path in the North Country and the Mohawk Valley.

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Permits Filed for 64-34 175th Street in Fresh Meadows, Queens

Permits have been filed for a three-story school building at 64-34 175th Street in Fresh Meadows, Queens. Located between 64th and 65th Avenues, the lot is closest to the 169th Street subway station, serviced by the E and F trains. NYC School Construction Authority is listed as the owner behind the applications, which will be adjacent to J.H.S. 216 George J. Ryan, a middle school located at 64-20 175th Street.

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606 West 30th Street Tops Out Over Hudson Yards, Manhattan 

At number 22 on our December countdown of the tallest buildings under construction in New York is 606 West 30th Street, a 42-story residential skyscraper along the border of Hudson Yards and West Chelsea, Manhattan. Designed by Ismael Leyva Architects and developed by Lalezarian Properties, the 545-foot-tall structure will yield 312,350 square feet with 192,780 square feet for residential space and 14,240 square feet of commercial space. The building is also known as Tower B in a two-skyscraper development along with the adjacent 601 West 29th Street from FXCollaborative and Douglaston Development. Hudson 37 LLC is the general contractor for the property, which is located between Eleventh Avenue and West Street.

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