Crowds Attend 23rd NYS Highway & Public Works Expo

📅   Tue October 31, 2017 - National Edition


Cyncon offers jetting systems for underground pipe break detection and repair. Chase Dehne (L) of Pipe Logics and Kurt Lancaster of Cyncon.
Cyncon offers jetting systems for underground pipe break detection and repair. Chase Dehne (L) of Pipe Logics and Kurt Lancaster of Cyncon.
Cyncon offers jetting systems for underground pipe break detection and repair. Chase Dehne (L) of Pipe Logics and Kurt Lancaster of Cyncon. Checking out the sturdy bucket and overbuilt front end of a Caterpillar 950 are Mike Rose (L) and Burt Sullivan, both of the town of Bridgewater. Admiring the features of an International vocational truck (L-R) are Chris Sherwood of the village of Manlius; Jeff Lewis of the Village of Manlius; and Matt Brayman of Stadium International. The staff of the Superintendents Profile greets attendees. (L-R) are Amanda Guilfoyle; Adalyn Merritt; Maria McKeon and Barry McKeon. JCB’s new compact rubber tired loader offers a stable wheeled excavator, ground level access points for maintenance, and a flexible boom and rotating bucket system. The town of Tonawanda has recently dedicated its new Kenworth truck to those serving in the U.S. military. The truck, which was built in the United States and fabricated by the employees of the town of Tonawanda Highway Department, was dedicated to all active service members, veterans and their families. Stephenson Equipment had the Yanmar line of compact equipment on display, including this tracked skid steer equipped with a Diamond mower. At noon everyone was treated to a barbecue lunch compliments of Stadium International, Tracey Road Equipment and Trux Outfitter. Ted McKeon (R), president of the Superintendents Profile, presented a pair of tickets to the Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins game in the Jim Kelly Clubhouse to grand prize winner Burdette Isaman, highway superintendent of the town of Birdsall. Grand prize winner Kevin Stanton (L), deputy superintendent of the town of Otego, is awarded a pair of tickets, including pit road passes, to the Nascar race at Watkins Glen International Speedway by Ted McKeon, president of the Superintendents Profile. D & W Diesel and Truck Parts offers municipalities every conceivable engine and hydraulic part necessary to keep their fleet running smoothly. The town of Kirkland showcased a Volvo truck completely equipped with Henderson plows and dump body. Tracey Road Equipment has added excavating vacuum trucks to its truck rental fleet.  (L-R) are Scott Collins, Jay Barnwell and Jerry Tracey, all of Tracey Road Equipment. J.C. Smith hosted live demonstrations for all kinds of unique applications with Milwaukee power tools. Superintendents Profile’s Kent Hogeboom (L) greets Bernie Meyer of the town of Canaan and new president of the NYS Association of Town Superintendents of Highways. J & J Equipment’s Rick Zerrillo (L) and Scott Leavery are proud to represent Tymco sweepers. Empire Solutions displays its vehicle lighting systems. Checking out the latest features of the Gradall excavator are Dan Bobnick (L) of the town of Hartwick and Bill Hriver of the town of Otego. This year’s show drew one of its largest crowds ever.

For the 23rd consecutive year, highway superintendents, public works officials and their crews gathered at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse for the NYS Highway & Public Works Expo. More than 100 exhibitors filled space both inside and outside of the Center of Progress Building and attendees were given the opportunity to enjoy a free barbecue lunch compliments of Stadium International, Tracey Road Equipment and Trux Outfitter.

Hundreds of door prizes were distributed to attendees as well as two grand prize winners that included a pair of tickets to the Nascar race at Watkins Glen that were awarded to Kevin Stanton, deputy superintendent of the town of Otego, and a pair of tickets to the Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins game that were awarded to Burdette Isaman, superintendent of the town of Birdsall.

(This story also can be found on Construction Equipment Guide's website at www.constructionequipmentguide.com.) CEG