For Immediate Release: 1/12/2016
Contact: Emma Lasch | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300
THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT LANE CLOSURES AND TRAFFIC DETOURS ON I-87 BETWEEN EXITS 2 AND 4
Work Scheduled for Wednesday Night, Jan. 13 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday Morning in Both Directions
Work Will Continue on Thursday Night, Jan. 14 from 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday Morning in the Northbound Direction Only
The Thruway Authority today announced sign structure replacement work that will require overnight lane closures on I-87 in both directions between exit 2 (Yonkers Ave) and exit 4 (Cross County Parkway) beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Thursday morning. The work will continue between exit 2 and exit 4 on Thursday, Jan. 14 beginning at 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday morning in the northbound direction only.
In addition, traffic will be detoured via Central Park Avenue from exit 2 in the northbound direction and from exit 4 in the southbound direction between midnight and 5 a.m. Thursday morning to allow for removal of the existing structure and placement of the new structure. This detour will also be in place between midnight and 5 a.m. on Friday morning, Jan. 15, for the northbound lanes only.
In case of inclement weather, the work may be postponed.
Variable message signs and Highway Advisory Radio (530 AM) will update motorists about expected delays.
The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists' patience during this scheduled work.
Motorists can sign up for TRANSAlert emails regarding Thruway traffic conditions at http://wwwapps.thruway.ny.gov/tas/.
Thruway travelers are encouraged to visit www.Thruway.ny.gov for real-time traffic updates.
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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.