Fairview Recovery to Build New Facility on Binghamton Campus
An addiction stabilization center is to be constructed by Fairview Recovery Services on Binghamton's East Side.
The city planning commission last summer failed to approve Fairview's original proposal for the project to build a facility with 20 sleeping units.
The new structure would have been constructed on the northeast corner of the agency's campus located east of Fairview Avenue between Clapham and Merrick streets.
Fairview revised the project plans to shift the planned facility to the southwest corner of its site. The planning commission approved the new concept, despite opposition from some neighborhood residents.
Fairview plans to move its current addiction stabilization center from 247 Court Street to the campus on the East Side where it has operated other programs for years.
Agency executive director Patrick Haley said with the approval of the planning commission, Fairview is "moving forward with the project."
Fairview now will be working with the New York state Office of Addiction Services and Supports to finalize details of the new center.
Haley said the estimated cost of the project is $5 million.
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