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For immediate release: October 8, 2012
Contact: Office of Public Affairs, 518-436-2983

Thruway Exit 39 to Remain Open During I-690 Construction
Detours Posted to I-690 in Syracuse

SYRACUSE – Exit 39 (Syracuse, Fulton) of the Thruway (I-90) will remain open during reconstruction activities on entrance and exit ramps at I-690, the New York State Thruway Authority announced.

Posted detour signs will re-direct motorists who approach Exit 39 from westbound I-690, and who depart from Exit 39 toward westbound NY Route 690.

The reconstruction work on I-690 ramps is under the auspices of the New York State Department of Transportation. It is scheduled to begin Wednesday, October 10, and continue through mid-November, weather permitting.

Traffic from westbound I-690 wishing to access the Thruway will be directed to continue along NY Route 690 to the NY Route 370 exit, reverse direction in the interchange and return on eastbound NY Route 690 to Thruway Exit 39. 

Traffic from Thruway Exit 39 wishing to travel westbound on NY Route 690 will be directed to exit onto eastbound I-690, get off at Jones Road, turn right at end of ramp, then left onto the ramp to NY Route 690 westbound. A temporary signal will be placed here to control traffic movement.

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