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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 19, 2012; 6:38 a.m.

Advisory: Thruway Announces Temporary Lane Closure I-87 Southbound Between Interchange 18 and 17
Minor Delays Could Occur

Motorists on New York State Thruway I-87 southbound may encounter a temporary lane closure between Interchange 18 (New Paltz) and 17 (Newburgh) this evening, June 19, the Thruway Authority announced.

Pavement repairs will require the right driving lane to be closed just south of Modena Travel Plaza, from milepost 65.4. to 63.5. Repairs are tentatively scheduled to be completed by 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20. Minor delays could occur.

Variable Message Signs (VMS) will be used to notify motorists of the work and any delays associated with it.

The Authority appreciates motorists' patience during this time.

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