UPDATE: Paving underway at Chester Quickway Plaza

Pothole watch: Week 2

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  • Photo by Erika Norton Crews were out Thursday paving the Quickway Plaza parking lot on Brookside Avenue in Chester.

  • Photo by Erika Norton This was one of the many potholes residents complaned about at the Quickway Plaza.

  • Photo by Erika Norton This is what the Goshen Plaza parking lot looked like on Wednesday, May 23.


Crews were out Thursday morning paving the Quickway Plaza parking lot, fixing the numerous large potholes throughout the lot.

Village of Chester Building Inspector John Orr emailed The Chronicle Thursday morning to say that he had spoken with the owner of Quickway Plaza and that contractors would be on site repairing the parking lot.

The Quickway Plaza on Brookside Avenue is a busy shopping center in Chester, containing three buildings with various restaurants, offices, a dance studio and a preschool. There were several fairly large potholes within the parking lot that had not been fixed for some time.

According to residents, the potholes have were there for several weeks and continued to get worse.

The propertyAccording to property records, the 14-acre property is owned by two entities: Chester Shopping Plaza, Ltd and Quickway Plaza LLC. Both of these entities are listed as having the same address within Kiryas Joel.

The larger building is 38,366 square feet and the second building is 8,160 square feet. The school building is 16,128 square feet.

Attempts to reach both Chester Shopping Plaza, Ltd and Quickway Plaza LLC were unsuccessful. Requests for comment from Village of Chester Mayor John Thomas Bell were not returned by press time.

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