continued The Finch land improvements include:
•kiosks and signs at Newcomb Town Beach, Iron Bridge, Deer Pond Outer Gooley Parking area, Route 28N, Goodnow Flow Road and Town Beach Road;
•the construction of a 12-car parking lot on Indian Lake Road for Squaw Lake access;
•the construction of a parking lot for egress/ingress at Iron Bridge;
•a temporary parking lot at the gravel pit north of the Chain Lakes Road/Polaris Road intersection;
•the construction of a parking lot at Deer Pond;
•portages on the Hudson River;
•design of the Palmer Pond snowmobile bridge, a major community connector trail between North Hudson to Newcomb;
•trail to access Deer Pond and portage from Deer Pond to Third Lake;
•and the installation of permanent gates at these locations: Ord Road, Chain Lakes Road, Gooley Club Road, Cedar Mountain Road, Near Iron Bridge, Deer Pond Road (before gravel pit), and Indian River — pending river classification.
Also awarded was $300,000 for Santanoni Preserve culvert rehab in the town of Newcomb.
(Andy Flynn contributed to this story.)