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Change expected to arrive slowly along Scajaquada Expressway

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The Scajaquada through Delaware Park will get some more construction before the snow settles in.

The work includes the installation of two traffic signals for pedestrians and a new guard rail to replace the present railing that was quickly erected following a fatal accident earlier this year.

However, visitors to a public forum were told last night permanent changes to the road are years away. A final design might not be ready until 2018.

"I think it's taking too long for a resolution," said Dana Pryor-Moncrieffe.

"I've been living in Buffalo all my life and I know they have been working on this for a very long time. When I was in high school actually interned at the Parks Department and I know it was being discussed at that time."

Pryor-Moncrieffe's youngest child is now 16, so from her Agassiz Circle home she can look on a road which she says needs work.

State DOT officials says the speed limit will stay at 30 mph although a new traffic study says everyone is going faster, some much faster.