Selden, NY – Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Councilman Neil Manzella have announced the completion of a $1.6-million Selden paving project.Prior to paving, crews completed extensive concrete improvements, inspecting and installing new drains and repairing and replacing damaged concrete curbing, sidewalks and aprons. Crews removed and replaced nearly 6,500 square feet of concrete aprons, nearly 11,500 square feet of sidewalk, and more than 3,100 linear feet of concrete curb at a cost of approximately $450,000. Over 6,000 square feet of handicap ramps were also replaced and brought into ADA-compliance at a cost of approximately $190,000.Roads resurfaced during this paving project include College Road, from Mooney Pond Road to Horseblock Road, and Mooney Pond Road, from North Ocean Avenue to College Road.The total cost for this paving project was approximately $1.6 million.Superintendent Losquadro said, “Mooney Pond is a very busy roadway that had greatly deteriorated. In addition to resurfacing, crews completed extensive concrete improvements, totaling approximately $640,000, prior to completing this paving project. Motorists and pedestrians can now enjoy safer sidewalks and roadways.”Councilman Manzella said, “I want to thank the Highway Superintendent for making this project a priority in this year’s paving schedule. Infrastructure projects are extremely important to our residents, especially on our highly traveled roadways. We, as a Town Board, should be directing our attention towards financing infrastructure projects such as this one, to retain the quality of life for our residents.”Photo Caption: Superintendent Losquadro (left) and Councilman Manzella at the intersection of Mooney Pond and Adirondack Drive in Selden.
Daniel P. Losquadro * Highway Superintendent1140 Old Town Road • Coram • NY 11727 • Phone (631) 451-9200 • Fax (631) 732-2584