We’ve lucked out with great weather as our Town Employees are
hard at work performing routine Park & Beach maintenance, undertaking
major renovations, and repairs to the roads, facilities, and public amenities.
Speaking of major operations, I would like to acknowledge ADJO
Contracting for donating manpower and resources to the American Legion in St. James. ADJO has committed to paving the driveway and landscaping the backyard
area at the hall, where the company stored equipment during Phase 1 of the Lake
Avenue Revitalization project. I’m also pleased to announce that our Fall
Bi-Annual Paper Shredding event produced the biggest turnout to date.
The Highway Department will be paving Washington Boulevard from Plymouth Boulevard
to Kings Park Road this week. In addition, roadwork along Roosevelt Avenue from
Wichard Blvd. to Fulton Blvd. and Washington Court is slated to begin, pending
optimal weather conditions.
extremely pleased to announce that our Parks teams will begin the Flynn
Memorial Park project this month. Teams will begin demolition work on the
buildings, and removal of electric, plumbing fixtures, asphalt, backstops, and
new ballpark will feature synthetic turf fields with a built-in drainage
system, LED Energy efficient sports lighting for night games, conditioned
concession stand, pro shop and handicapped accessible bathrooms, covered
bleachers, protective fencing along the outfield, and backstops to protect
pedestrians walking from each field. We’re also planning to relocate and
renovate the playground area, in addition to adding additional parking and
storage. This exciting reconstruction will serve as an economic engine while
providing our youth with state-of-the-art ball fields to play and compete on.
Traffic Safety Department will be performing an in-house traffic signal rebuild
at Grandview Lane & Old Willets Path this week.
the New Highway & Adams Avenue road widening project continues, our Traffic
Safety Department will be pouring foundations for traffic signals at Marcus
Avenue and New Highway at the beginning of next week.
project, which includes new sidewalks, modern traffic signals, Energy-Efficient
lighting, landscaping, and signage, will offer much safer roads for motor
vehicles to share with bicyclists, runners, and pedestrians.
to uprooted sidewalks and concrete are currently underway along Sunset Lane.
curb work nears completion along Park Avenue, Collins Avenue, and Meridian Avenue,
the Highway Department is busy finishing up milling and plans to begin paving
work this week. Residents should plan on using alternate routes, or allow for
additional travel time while your roads are being repaired.
Preparations have begun in anticipation of installing the new
playground equipment at Kings Park Memorial. Our Parks Department will begin
with the playground surfacing starting next week.
Highway Department is expected to begin Milling and Asphalt work along Cedar
Avenue, Roseanne Court, and Glen Hill Court this week. Roadwork will be
ongoing through the next few weeks pending weather and climate conditions.
Work along Browns Road from 347 to Nicholls Road, and along Gibbs Pond Road from
Nicholls to Smithtown Boulevard is nearing completion. Residents can access the
Town App for potential delays.
Parks Department is going to be rebuilding the skateboard ramp top
and sides at the Armory Park (at Smithtown Library in Nesconset). Repairs are
expected to be completed towards the beginning of next week.
pleased to say that our Parks Department has completed the lettering on the
“Smithtown” sign late last week. The installation of electric work, laying of top
soil, and landscaping are expected to be complete by the end of next week. We
will be installing historic markers that track Richard Smith’s historic bull
ride throughout our town, beginning at the statue of Whisper. Plans to unveil
the first marker are slated for the last week in October.
road closures along Terry Road for curb maintenance and repairs will continue
joint effort between the Highway Department and SCWA to repair drainage
infrastructure along Landing Avenue at Landing Meadow is underway and should
only take a few days. One way traffic at the intersection may be in effect at
times. Residents who use this route may want to prepare for an extra few
minutes to get to your destination.
concrete work has begun along Lake Avenue from Woodlawn to Jericho. Detours are
available for commuters. This project is expected to take one month to
complete, which includes paving. This much needed project will
provide for much safer conditions for pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers, and
serves as the beginning of the Lake Avenue Revitalization initiative.
Highway Department has completed paving along Moriches and Harbor Hill Road in
front of the General Store. The Traffic Safety team has installed two solar
powered LED crossing beacons with push button activation. In approximately two
weeks, when the pavement has cured, our Traffic
Department will install the cobblestone style pedestrian crosswalk.
Landscaping across from the General Store is expected to begin later this
Asphalt road work along Long Beach Road continues this week.
Residents in the area should check with the Town App for potential road
New storage units along the soccer fields have been installed
at Moriches Park, and our Parks team has completed the new turf surfacing at the
kiddie area playhouse.
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