Roadmap to an accord

A state Department of Transportations bridge maintenance team works on the Interstate 81 exit to I-690 West on June 30. N. Scott Trimble/Post-Standard/Tribune News Service

A major transportation project that was scheduled to begin last year continues to be delayed.

In April 2022, members of the state Legislature approved their annual budget with $1.1 billion allocated to reconstruct Interstate 81 through Syracuse. The plan was to break ground later in the year for a project estimated to cost $2.2 billion and take six years to complete.

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