On Tuesday, Gossips published photos of work going on south of the dock and west of the railroad tracks, on the parcel of land whose ownership the 2011 Local Waterfront Revitalization Program indicated Holcim would transfer to the City of Hudson. Recently, Gossips received this aerial image which shows exactly where the regrading and paving took place. (Click on the image to enlarge it.)
It seems the work was to create some sort of shared access road for the railroad and A. Colarusso & Sons, but the question remains why this work did not require a conditional use permit from the Hudson Planning Board. Also, it's interesting to note that the work involves the 4.4 acres that actually still belong to the City of Hudson because, as demonstrated by the Valley Alliance four years ago, the City illegally transferred ownership of the land to St. Lawrence Cement, the predecessor of Holcim, in 1981.
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