A new project designed to ease traffic at LaGuardia Airport has opened.
Governor Andrew Cuomo said the flyover highway will enhance access and improve traffic flow for those headed to the airport.
“This new flyover will bring immediate relief to travelers driving to LaGuardia Airport, and is a key milestone in our plan to build the nation’s first new airport in more than 20 years and make it a world-class international gateway,” Governor Cuomo said.
Today we are opening a new flyover highway to ease traffic at LaGuardia Airport — bringing immediate relief to travelers driving to the airport.— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) July 31, 2018
It's a key milestone in our plan to completely rebuild LaGuardia and transform it into a world-class airport. pic.twitter.com/zP1RGS7Zqt
Nearly 18,000 drivers travel to LaGuardia every day. The new flyover is expected to handle about 20 percent of the inbound traffic.
This is part of an $8 billion modernization project announced by Governor Cuomo.
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