2016 NYS Highway & Public Works Expo Held in Syracuse, N.Y.

📅   Wed November 30, 2016 - Northeast Edition #24


Attendees are able to check out the spacious cab of a RAVO sweeper available from Upstate Sweepers and Rentals.
Attendees are able to check out the spacious cab of a RAVO sweeper available from Upstate Sweepers and Rentals.
Attendees are able to check out the spacious cab of a RAVO sweeper available from Upstate Sweepers and Rentals. Kirby Coon (L) of Stephenson Equipment discusses the wide assortment of municipal tools available through their stores in Syracuse and Albany, N.Y. The Five Star Equipment exhibit featured the latest offerings from John Deere. Bob Buckley (L) of Superintendent’s Profile congratulates Mike Freeman, highway superintendent of the town of Philadelphia, on winning the grand prize of two tickets in the Jim Kelly Club to an upcoming Buffalo Bills home game. Jeff Card (L) of the village of Corning highway department is congratulated by Bob Buckley of Superintendents Profile for winning a pair of tickets, including pit passes, to the 2017 NASCAR race at Watkins Glen. Kent Hogeboom (L) of Superintendent’s Profile congratulates Gene Dinsmore, highway superintendent of the town of Lysander, on winning a pair of tickets, including pit passes to the 2017 NASCAR race at Watkins Glen. Vantage Equipment showcased the latest roadbuilding and maintenance equipment from Volvo and Gradall. Representatives of Bandit Brush Chippers discuss the latest innovations in organic material processing.

More than 1,000 highway superintendents and their crews representing hundreds of towns, cities, villages, and counties across New York State gathered at the state fairgrounds Oct. 19 in Syracuse for the annual NYS Highway & Public Works Expo.

Attendees met with more than 100 dealers and factory representatives of every imaginable make and model of vocational truck, plows, and truck bodies manufactured for New York's snow removal and road maintenance.

A free lunch was provided for all guests, thanks to lunch sponsors Stadium International Trucks, Tracey Road Equipment, Trux Outfitter and Vantage Equipment.

A wide array of door prizes was awarded during the Expo, including grand prizes that included:

• Two tickets in the Jim Kelly Club to an upcoming Buffalo Bills home game, won by Mike Freeman, highway superintendent of the town of Philadelphia;

• Two tickets, including pit passes to the 2017 NASCAR race at Watkins Glen., won by both Jeff Card of the village of Corning highway department, and by Gene Dinsmore, highway superintendent of the town of Lysander.

Next year's annual NYS Highway & Public Works Expo will be held Oct. 18, 2017, at the Center of Progress Building on the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y. CEG