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For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, May 16, 2012; 8:45 a.m.

Thruway Authority Announces Southbound Delays on I-87 Between Exits 9 and 8 on I-87

The New York State Thruway Authority has announced heavy delays continue to exist on I-87 South between Exits 9 and 8 due to an earlier tractor-trailer accident. The accident has been cleared, but motorists should allow for extra time to reach their destination due to heavy traffic volume.

The Authority is utilizing Variable Message Signs (VMS) and Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 530 to notify motorists of the delays.

The Authority appreciates motorists' patience during this time.


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