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Westchester County Legislator Gordon Burrows Provides Update on Palmer Road Bridge PDF Print Email

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By Staff

Sep. 25, 2019:  Westchester County Legislator Gordon A. Burrows said in a document sent to MyhometownBronxville.com on September 19, 2019, that "we are almost at the completion of phase one" of the Palmer Road Bridge. He also provided the following timeline and information.

  • "September 27, 2019: stage 1 will be complete and phase 2 will begin. The road closure will reverse and the current sidewalk that is closed will reopen and the south sidewalk will close.
  • On November 27, 2019, the day before Thanksgiving: the bridge will be reopened for two-way traffic.
  • Northside sidewalk will remain open; southside sidewalk will remain closed.
  • The stone facing on the bridge WILL BE reattached but dependent on temperature will determine when that will take place."

Pictured here: Palmer Road Bridge on September 20, 2019.

Photo by N. Bower 

Editor's note: As a public service, MyhometownBronxville publishes articles from local institutions, officeholders, and individuals. MyhometownBronxville does not fact-check statements therein, and any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect the thinking of its staff.


 

 

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Bronxville Overview

Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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337-0500
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