NY State Thruway Chair Appoints New Director of Maintenance and Operations

Syracuse.com reports, “Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney, who is also chair of the New York State Thruway Authority, appointed the county’s transportation commissioner, Brian Donnelly, to director of maintenance and operations for the Thruway.” The report adds, “The appointment of Donnelly to the Thruway job gives Onondaga County yet another foothold with the Albany authority that dictates the statewide route. Former County Attorney Gordon Cuffy was made general counsel for the Thruway last year around the same time Mahoney was named board chairwoman.”