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DOT tree cutting on Rt. 3 (Source:  Assn. Protection Adks.)
DOT tree cutting on Rt. 3 (Source: Assn. Protection Adks.)

DOT hires Adk "czar" to monitor Park roadworks

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New York's Department of Transportation is creating a new staff position to monitor all projects inside the Adirondack Park. The hire was mandated by a settlement that grew out of heavy tree cutting along Route 3 last year between Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake. As Brian Mann reports, pro-environment groups and other state officials hope that the change will improve cooperation inside the blue line.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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