Route 50 to get safety review

The victim is described as 5 feet 7 inches tall and 175 pounds. He has brown and gray hair, with a receding hairline, and hazel eyes. Forward said police thought they'd identified him through fingerprints, but Monday morning the state Division of Criminal Justice Services reported there was not a match. Police distributed an autopsy picture of the man's face Monday to police departments throughout the region in hopes that those officers recognize him, and will use dental imprints to attempt to identify him.

City police have registered the victim's information in a national registry.

Forward said he expects to release a photo of the unidentified man to the media soon. Anyone with information is asked to call the Saratoga Springs Police Department at 584-1800.

DOT engineers should begin a study of the intersections of Marion Avenue and East Avenue, and Marion Avenue and Maple Avenue, on Route 50 by the end of September, according to DOT spokesman Pete Van Keuren.

He said the study, which will include a traffic count measured with pneumatic tubes placed on the road, will take months to complete. When it is done, DOT will use traffic data to place reconstruction of the road on its timetable.

Van Keuren said minor improvements could be made in the immediate future, but doesn't expect the major construction to begin until 2009.""

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