New Route 68 bypass opens as Ogdensburg Airport expansion continues

A recent aerial photo shows the Ogdensburg International Airport expansion. To the right is the newly rerouted Route 68. The state road was moved about 3,000 feet to allow for the runway to be expanded by 1,200 feet. Submitted Photo.

A recent aerial photo shows the Ogdensburg International Airport expansion. To the right is the newly rerouted Route 68. The state road was moved about 3,000 feet to allow for the runway to be expanded by 1,200 feet. Submitted Photo.

Traffic is flowing smoothly through a new portion of State Route 68 that was engineered to allow the Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority room to expand its airport runway by 1,200 feet. [Read more…]

Watertown meat plant developer: Proposed St. Lawrence County slaughterhouses could be outcompeted

This artist’s rendering shows how the New York Meat Co. at the Jefferson County Corporate Park would look when fully built. Submitted by Lunco Corp.

This artist’s rendering shows how the New York Meat Co. at the Jefferson County Corporate Park would look when fully built. Submitted photo by Lunco Corp.

Planners of small-scale slaughterhouses in Potsdam and Oswegatchie should be afraid of being overwhelmed by a larger meat plant being developed in the Watertown area, contends the developer of that plant. [Read more…]