Site clearing begins for Wallkill roadway connector

TOWN OF WALLKILL – The first step in building the long-awaited roadway connector to link the Galleria at Crystal Run with shopping centers on the west side of Route 17 – clearing the site – began Thursday.

A Middletown-based contractor, McCarey’s Landscaping Inc., was working at the Orange Plaza and Dunning Farms centers, starting the $5.4 million roadway project.

By Richard J. Bayne