North-South Arterial

The Arterial (5, 8 & 12)
CoLa West-Edge
Utica, NY

Keep in touch with the NYS Department of Transportation as they share construction news regarding North-South Arterial on Facebook. It is a major transportation project for West-Edge of downtown's CoLa neighborhood!


"The Arterial" as its called, is Routes 5, 8 & 12 - This newly enhanced transportation artery creates CoLa's western border, running north-south. It's length along CoLa is 1,546.95 ft (471.51 meters). The final touches are near, per this March 22, 2018 story...


January 17, 2018 - Today we learn, $1M in Leftover Arterial project funds earmarked for Utica street repairs...


March 22, 2018 - A $65M transportation project...

This new roadway is the new western boarder of CoLa's West-Edge block group.


February 19, 2018 - Big roads, especially one that divide-up neighborhoods are not good. This comment explains part of the issue...

Syracuse has huge debate, Route 81 Replacement, while other cities are looking to place parks over their city roads; To Woo Millennials, Atlanta Considers Covering Highways With Parks.


August 1, 2017 - Downtown Utica marches forward as the West Edge of CoLa see major transportation project approaches conclusion, read Despite some bumps, Arterial close to completion. At same time, surprises are uncovered, Construction crews make discovery near Arterial in Utica


July 1, 2017 - Official opening was not a happy one...