Kennedy calls on state to fix two major roads

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Senator Tim Kennedy is calling on the state to take over two major roads, Ridge Road and South Park Avenue.

Kennedy says that financial challenges in Lackawanna make it tough for them to make the repairs, and that it’s time for New York to step up with help.

“Repaving it, doing a new street scape design through the City of Lackawanna.  But enhancing the thoroughfare, bringing it up to speed and up to the level that the people of Lackawanna and the people of Western New York deserve,” said Kennedy.

Kennedy says the two roads are critical to regional transportation and local tourism. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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