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Bridge over a Pond of Water Lilies (1899) by Claude Monet

Decorative Treatment for Traffic Signal Cabinets Initiative


Project Overview

The Town of Amherst Arts and Culture in Public Places Board is spearheading a public art project over the 2019 summer to add color to various intersections around the town. The Amherst Town Board approved support of the initiative and the authorization for the supervisor to sign all New York State Department of Transportation permits and applications in connection with the signal cabinet artwork. The artwork and subsequent painting must be in compliance with regulations from the NYSDOT. It is anticipated that this will be a multi-year initiative. In the first year we are beautifying six signal boxes.

Artists transform signal cabinets into vibrant artwork -
Amherst Bee Article from September 03, 2019


Locations and Artists

Sheridan Drive (State of New York Road):

Maple Road (Town of Amherst Road):

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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