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The Round Lake Bypass designation is...

The Round Lake Bypass designation is... under wraps.

For those not in the know, the Round Lake Bypass is currently being constructed in New York's Saratoga County as a way to bypass the Village of Round Lake and shuffle people to and from the chip fab plant that is being constructed in nearby Malta.

For a while now, a few roadgeeks interested in New York's roads have been wondering what the road will be designated as, whether it's a state touring route or a state reference route. Last week, I went to check up on the construction, and progress is going along well. The roundabout (near Interstate 87 / Adirondack Northway) between Curry Road (Saratoga CR 80) and the Round Lake Bypass has been completed, with just some minor work needing to be done on the bypass itself, with exception of the intersection with US 9 and NY 67. I also saw that some signs have been installed, on Curry Road itself, and that signs that could denote a possible route designation for the Round Lake Bypass is under a black tarp.

I am intending on stopping by the Round Lake Bypass again in a couple of weeks for a status update.

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Anonymous said…
I heard it is going to be designated as 915J for a road number.

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