Lawmakers secure funds to ease Hutch Metro Center traffic

Lawmakers have moved one step closer to being able to conduct a much-need traffic study in a very congested Bronx area.



Blaring horns and heavy traffic are typical near the Hutchinson Metro Center. The center is the hub for medical needs, gyms, along with places to stay and dine. State Sen. Jeff Klein is at the forefront of securing $1 million that will be put toward a traffic study.



Klein says the study will be very comprehensive and believes it will help the current traffic patterns.



The top priority for the area is to build an exit ramp from the Hutchinson River Parkway.



Transportation officials hope to begin the study at the start of summer.


sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."