Tuesday, August 7, 2012

State designates first Seneca Lake Scenic Byway

Finger Lakes Media:
An 18 mile stretch of Route 414, between Watkins Glen and Lodi, was made an official scenic byway, Thursday, Aug. 2.

The New York State Senate approved the legislation in late March. It was given final legislative approval in early June by the assembly and was signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last Thursday. A group of residents from around Hector, Lodi, and Trumansburg started the campaign to make it a scenic highway 10 years ago....

Steven Getman, scenic byway group member, thanked the state senators and assembly members who sponsored the bill.

He said, “Their dedication and sponsorship of this bill will no doubt enhance tourism and local business. It will assist our region in promoting and maintaining the quality of life along Route 414.”

For more on the Seneca Lake Scenic Byway, click here.