For immediate release: July 11, 2014
Contact: Colin Brennan (518) 471-5300
OVERNIGHT WORK WILL CLOSE THRUWAY EXIT 9W ON-RAMP FROM
PALISADES INTERSTATE PARKWAY ON TUESDAY, JULY 15
Work will follow Governor Cuomo's Driver's First Initiative
to minimize traffic disruptions
The New York State Thruway Authority has announced that the southbound exit 9W ramp from the Palisades Interstate Parkway to the Thruway will be closed for overnight guiderail work during the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 15.
The closure will begin at 12 midnight and will last through 5 a.m.
All traffic seeking to enter the northbound Thruway will be detoured to exit 9E and brought back to the Thruway on the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway.
The project will be completed in accordance with the requirements of the Governor’s Driver’s First Initiative, which prioritizes the convenience of motorists and ensures that disruptions are as minimal as possible for drivers at highway and bridge projects across the state.
In case of inclement weather, the work may be postponed.
Electronic signboards and Highway Advisory Radio 530 AM will advise motorists of the closure.
The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ patience during this scheduled work.
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Thruway travelers are encouraged to visit www.Thruway.ny.gov for real-time traffic updates.
To see an interactive map including Google traffic conditions for the Thruway and other roadways in New York State and beyond, go to: http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/map/index.html?layer=traffic.
Thruway Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) stations broadcast traffic advisories, road conditions, and safety tips 24-hours-a-day. HAR frequencies can be found at http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/har/index.html