Release from New Castle Town Hall
On May 5, 2015, officials from the Town of New Castle – including Rob Greenstein, New Castle Town Supervisor, Jill Shapiro, New Castle Town Administrator, Gerry Moerschell, New Castle Commissioner of Public Works, Charlie Bergstrom, New Castle Highway Foreman along with John Chow, Assistant Superintendent for Chappaqua Central School District – met with representatives of New York State Department of Transportation and officials from Metro-North Railroad to finalize improvements at the railroad crossing on Roaring Brook Road.
Both sides of Metro-North tracks will be milled and repaved. There will be improved pavement markings, as well as expanded new signage.
To make the necessary upgrades, Roaring Brook Road will be need to be closed at the railroad crossing in both directions. Accordingly, starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 29th till late afternoon on Sunday, May 31st, Roaring Brook Road will be need to be closed at the railroad crossing in both directions. Portable message boards have already been provided and are currently being utilized. Necessary detour signing for the road closure will also be implemented.
New Castle Supervisor Rob Greenstein stated “the coordination on behalf of the Town of New Castle, NYS DOT & Metro-North has been impressive. We thank NYS DOT & Metro-North for their collaboration on this critical short term safety improvement, and for moving ahead in such an efficient and expedited manner. We will continue to explore long term solutions to eliminate the grade crossing at Roaring Brook Road.”