CHIPS Funding For Roads And Bridges
New York lawmakers released the figures that local counties can expect to see for bridge and road maintenance. Governor Cuomo and state legislators released a breakdown of county figures as a result of the this year's state-level $75 million increase for the Consolidated Highway Improvement Program or CHIPS.
Yesterday, State Senator Tom O'Mara and Assemblyman Phil Palmesano said there would be significant increases to the program under the New York state budget being enacted this week. Chemung County will see an increase of $759,841.32, a 22.836% increase. Steuben County will see almost $1,958,032.03, a 23.90% increase. Schuyler County will see $410,800.31 with an increase of 23%. Tioga county will get a 23.18%increase with $618,823.42. And, Tompkins County will see an increase of $810, 196.23 at 23.41% increase.